An artist's depiction

The Arica Monster is a dinosaurian cryptid from the Atacama Desert in Chile. It has also been compared to a kangaroo.

Appearance & DescriptionEdit

The Arica Monster resembles a large Velociraptor. It is 7-9 feet tall, and 10-15 feet long. It is often covered in feathers, and has a large claw on its toe. It has a large head, with a filled with sharp teeth. Its front limbs are held up, like arms. Its tail is long and sturdy.


The three most popular theories explaining the Arica Monster are hoaxes, living dromaeosaur dinosaurs, and carnivorous kangaroos.