Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 13th, 2009
What does a Sea Serpent look like?
One of the archival photos of the October 1937 Cadborosaurus carcass.
Today the big move of the 8 ft tall Bigfoot and other large items into the downtown Portland space on Congress Street occurs. News media will be there and I’m busy with lots of the arrangements. Therefore, here is a story about the near future, next attraction of the museum. Hopefully, we’ll have photos by the end of today of the move.
Coming soon to the International Cryptozoology Museum will be Lee Murphy’s full-scale model of an example of a living juvenile Cadborosaurus based on the 1937 carcass found in the stomach of a deceased whale.
The original was discovered at the Naden Harbor whaling station in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada, and described as about ten feet long. The cryptid body had odd characteristics such as a camel-like head, a long elongated body of serpentine proportions and curiously shaped fins and tail.
Lee Murphy’s work-in-progress of the living Caddy replica:
The model’s tail as it would have appeared in life (above) is compared with depictions of the creature’s partial decomposed tail (below) found in the whale’s stomach.
The curious Caddy head.
Join the BCSCC and artists like Lee Murphy in supporting the International Cryptozoology Museum, as it opens publicly in downtown Portland, Maine. Have your name added to the plaque on the wall of the museum honoring everyone who gives, all of whom are “Museum Heroes,” no matter what amount donated.
Please click on the button below (not the one up top) to take you to PayPal to send in your museum donation.
If you wish to send in your donation via the mails, by way of an international money order or, for the USA, via a check (made out to “International Cryptozoology Museum”) or money order, please use this snail mail address:
Loren Coleman, Director
International Cryptozoology Museum
PO Box 360
Portland, ME 04112
Thank you, and come visit the museum at 661 Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04101, beginning November 1, 2009!! This educational/scientific/natural history museum is not a 501(c)3, meaning your funds are all that more important as we do not receive government grants.