On This Day in Weird, December 27...
1981: Four boys walking their dogs on England's Hackney Marshes find a trail of large three-clawed footprints and sight "a giant great growling bear-like creature." Police search the 5,000-acre marsh, finding no beast but tracking several sets of footprints that end abruptly.
2007: A 29-year-old motorist crashes his car into a light pole in Wenatchee, Washington, afterward blaming the accident on a "pterodactyl." A police breathalyzer test reveals minimal traces of alcohol in the driver's system He receives a citation for reckless driving.
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