What is Pope Lick?

The Pope Lick Monster (more commonly, colloquially, the Goat Man) is a legendary part-man, part-goat and part-sheep creature reported to live beneath a railroad trestle bridge over Pope Lick Creek, in the Fisherville neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, United States.

How long is the Pope Lick Trestle?

742 feet long
A local urban legend suggests that “the goat man” can be summoned by stepping on the Pope Lick trestle or by crossing it. The trestle is 742 feet long. There’s a 90-foot drop at its center and a 20- or 30-foot drop near its ends.

What type of monsters are there?

30 Mythical Creatures (and Where to Find Them)

  • Bogeyman 🤡 The bogeyman can take many forms, but their purpose remains constant: to scare the living daylights out of children and coerce them into good behavior.
  • Vampire 🧛
  • Dybbuk 👻📦
  • Banshee 👻🚨
  • Pontianak 👻
  • Zombie 🧟
  • Hydra 🐍🐍🐍
  • Chimera 🦁🐐🐍

When was the Pope Lick Trestle built?

Built in the late 1800s, the Train Trestle north of the Pope Lick Park entrance rises 90 feet and spans a distance of 772 feet through a countryside of fields and brush and small trees. Superstition haunts this region.

What is a human monster?

Human monsters are those who by birth were never fully human (Medusa and her Gorgon sisters) or who through some supernatural or unnatural act lost their humanity (werewolves, Frankenstein’s monster), and so who can no longer, or who never could, follow the moral law of human society.

What is half animal half human called?

Similarly we find “therianthropic” forms—half animal, half human—in Egypt or Assyria-Babylonia.

What animals have powers?

Here is a list of 20 animals with real-life super powers.

  • Opossum. They trigger a distinctive protein in their bodies that neutralize all known toxins.
  • Turritopsis nutricula jellyfish. It can go back to its polyp structure and start a fresh.
  • Dog.
  • Hippos.
  • Sea cucumbers.
  • Lyrebird.
  • Rhinoceros Beetle.
  • Salamanders.