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Do Aliens Exist? Three Prominent Alien Types Exposed!

After obtaining my journalism degree, I focused my career on subjects outside of the media, including aliens and the paranormal.

This image is an artist's rendition of a grey alien.

This image is an artist's rendition of a grey alien.

While we don’t actually know if aliens exist, reports by abductees have generated enough physical descriptions and details of characteristics regarding these alien beings that, over time, it has become clear that there were, at least, three different species. Names were given to each type in order to categorize and simplify the discussion.

Three Types of Aliens Species

  1. The greys
  2. The reptilians
  3. The Nordics

Below you will find a brief description of each alien species followed by a more detailed explanation for each. You will also find information about accounts of alien abductions and learn why the number of alien believers is rapidly growing.

Brief Description of Each Alien Species

SpeciesDescription

The greys

The grey alien is typically described as being a very thin being with an oversized head (compared to its body size). They stand 3 ½ to 6 feet tall and weigh anywhere from 50 to 90 pounds.

The reptilians

The Earth's reptoid’s facial features differ somewhat from the typical, more widely-known grey aliens. With a slightly cone-like head, they appear to have bony ridges that begin at the forehead and continue all the way down the back of the skull. There are slits in the nasal area, presumably for breathing, as well as slits where you would expect ears to be found.

The Nordics

Described as humanoid extraterrestrials, the Nordics, also called blondes, have a very human-like appearance and stand anywhere from 5½ to 7 feet tall. In every relevant abductee account, the Nordics always have blonde hair with light eyes. The most typical shade of eye color described is blue, however, reports have also described violet, pink, red, purple, and green eyes. Known to be in great physical shape and extremely attractive to humans.

1. A Description of Grey Aliens

The most well-known of alien types, the grey alien is typically described as being a very thin being with an oversized head (compared to its body size). They stand 3 ½ to 6 feet tall and weigh anywhere from 50 to 90 pounds.

Hollywood and science fiction novels have done a very good job of portraying the grey’s appearance: a large, bulbous forehead with bulging, unblinking eyes. Its skin is pale gray and wrinkly. Those who have encountered this type of alien characterize their skin as having the texture of an ocean mammal, like a dolphin or a whale. There are no ears or indentations on the sides of the head where we expect something that allows for hearing to be located. Some accounts have described them as having three or four webbed fingers and similarly webbed feet.

The grey's primary method of communication seems to be through telepathy. Alien encounter stories indicate that most people could hear them speaking in their mind and that there was a sense of knowing what the grey was communicating, although no sound was coming from the alien’s mouth.

Origin of the Greys

Theories about where the greys came from are based on a star map drawn by Betty Hill, who was reportedly abducted by greys and then later, under hypnosis, drew a map of what she had seen. After analyzing this information, UFO researcher Marjorie Fish hypothesized that the grey aliens’ home base is a pair of stars about 220 trillion miles away from Earth known as Zeta Reticuli. Based on this theory, greys are sometimes called the Zeta Reticulans or Zeta Reticuli aliens.

The Grey Alien Agenda

Based on abductee reports, for the most part, the greys seem to be scientific observers interested in the study of other life forms in the universe. They perform tests and medical evaluations upon their human subjects and then free them.

From various encounter stories, it has also been postulated that the grey alien race is dying due to the fact that they were originally cloned by another race of aliens called the reptilians. The reptilians apparently created the greys and forced them into servitude, that is, until the grey aliens formed a rebellion and escaped to wander the universe, thus finding their way to planet Earth. Conspiracy theorists also believe that the greys were the ones originally found in Roswell, New Mexico and that this species made an agreement with the U.S. government. They offered advanced technology in exchange for the ability to be able to experiment with human subjects through genetic engineering to prevent the extinction of their race. This theory explains why the majority of alien encounter stories are usually about the grey alien race.

I saw humanoid creatures in black uniforms. I screamed 'They’re going to capture us!' and ran back to the car and drove home.

— Barney Hill, UFO witness

An artist's rendition of a reptilian alien.

An artist's rendition of a reptilian alien.

2. A Description of the Reptilian Aliens

There are numerous theories about another race of aliens known as the reptilians. One is that the reptilian race comes from the constellation of Draco, while another posits that ancient astronauts seeded Earth with reptilian aliens, which explains why there has been a subset of the species dwelling here since prehistoric times.

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Only about 20% of alien abductees describe reptilian encounters, but according to some of these reports, earth-dwelling reptilian beings (or reptoids) are humanoid and stand about six to nine feet tall. Their human-like bodies are very muscular, with long arms and legs, three long fingers, and one thumb on each hand. Their skin has dark green or brown scales. According to some reports, they also have tails.

The Earth's reptoid’s facial features differ somewhat from the typical, more widely-known grey aliens. With a slightly cone-like head, they appear to have bony ridges that begin at the forehead and continue all the way down the back of the skull. There are slits in the nasal area, presumably for breathing, as well as slits where you would expect ears to be found. There are also two different descriptions of eyes—both say the eyes are large, however, some say they are black with vertically slitted pupils (think lizards and snakes), while others describe white eyes with flaming slits for pupils.

Origins of the Reptilians

The reptilian aliens that are alleged to originate from Draco differ from the reptoids, their earth-dwelling relatives. While their height is also between six and nine feet, this alien species also has wings that span six to seven feet made of bone covered with scales. Their body structure is similar to that of the earth reptilian, except they have been seen with horns on their head that sometimes continue along the length of the spine. Certainly, this description could easily fit the myths about dragons and winged gods found in ancient Chinese, Greek, and Indian texts.