These 5 Out-Of-Place Creatures Have Been Spotted In Virginia And You’ll Want To Steer Clear

Virginia is home to a bounty of beautiful wildlife, including some magical animals that any of us would be lucky to spot. And yet, there have been more than a few bizarre sightings over the past few decades that have us scratching our heads. These creatures don’t call Virginia home, but have been known to stop by for an occasional visit. If you should see any one of these animals, you might be making a double take:

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As mentioned before, it’s highly unlikely that you’ll encounter any of these creatures in the wild here in the Old Dominion, but it isn’t entirely out of the realm of possibilities either. Have you spotted any shocking creatures in Virginia? We’d love to hear about it! For related content, read about How The World’s Most Notorious Mythical Creature Is Said To Dwell In This Small Virginia Town.