Trail cameras are usually used by hunters and researchers to study the behaviour of animals and wildlife in general.

These pieces of equipment are inconspicuous as to not disturb or frighten the animals, which means that they pick up a lot of footage that shouldn’t actually be seen.

From paranormal activity to myths coming to life, check out some of the most terrifying images caught on tape by trail cameras…

1. The Rake

This trail camera captured a monster known as “The Rake” which has reportedly been seen in the New York area. We’ll never be able tell exactly what has been caught on tape here but we know for sure that we never want to see it again.

2. Is That Bigfoot?

This image was captured during the day in 2011 and many people have speculated that the trail camera actually caught the mythical beast, Bigfoot.