Archive for the “Lake Monsters”
Posted by: Karl Shuker on December 5th, 2013
Do undiscovered mini-man-beasts inhabit the tiny Indonesian island of Flores? Is a king cheetah depicted in an Indian painting from the Mughal Empire? How can the diversity of lake monsters in Spain be explained? What is the identity of a controversial African ape called the koolookamba?
Read: Volume 2 of the Journal of Cryptozoology is Here! »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 5th, 2013
People love to fill in mysterious areas of nature with myths of monsters. Early maps had voids of knowledge marked with warnings that “Here be Dragons,” sasquatches are believed to be prowling the thick forests, and legends tell of strange creatures that might be concealed beneath the surface of our lakes. Here we present our map of American lake monsters, showing the spread of cryptids that might be lurking in the depths of the waters of the United States.
Read: The Lake Monsters of America »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on November 28th, 2013
Hot on the heels of Mirabilis comes my latest, 20th book – Dragons in Zoology, Cryptozoology, and Culture, newly published by Coachwhip Publications (Greenville, Ohio), just in time for Christmas!
Read: The Dragons Have Landed! My All-New Second Dragons Book is Here! »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 26th, 2013
“This is a good, solid article that addresses not just the photos purported to show strange creatures in Loch Ness, but certain imagery that remains out of the hands of the research community.”
Read: Nessie: The Photo Issue »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 18th, 2013
The first known picture of Nessie was taken on 12 November 1933, by Hugh Gray who got the snap while walking along the loch after church.
Read: Loch Ness Monster 80th Anniversary »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 13th, 2013
“If there is one thing that can be said with a high degree of accuracy when it comes to the matter of Cryptozoology, it’s that certain types of unknown creature are seen time and again, regardless of location…”
Read: A Monstrous Reboot… »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 11th, 2013
The famous “Mansi photo” of the Lake Champlain monster has been held up for decades as strong proof for cryptozoology—the so-called best evidence for the existence of a hidden animal. Yet, newly uncovered documents reveal troubling questions about the photo and the circumstances surrounding it.
Read: Mansi Champ Photo Raises Questions »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 4th, 2013
Rhys Darby is needing Southern California cryptid eyewitnesses for a TV pilot shooting November 13-15, 2013.
Read: The Cryptid Factor is Seeking Cryptid Eyewitnesses »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 28th, 2013
A new book about Champ!
This book is about the possible existence of the infamous lake monster known as “Champ” that calls Lake Champlain its home, this creature has been seen by numerous eyewitnesses, it has been sighted more then 600 times since 1609.
Read: Water Horse Of Lake Champlain »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 26th, 2013
What do the Jersey Devil, Champ and the Chupacabra all have in common? These legends have lived within the public eye for ages, gaining cult-like status across the globe. They exist as the world’s most notorious monsters, with fascinating new stories popping up every year and adding to the lore. But what’s the real story behind these modern day cryptic icons?
Tonight on Nat Geo Wild! The Champ episode airs at 10 PM & 1 AM ET
Read: The Monster Project: The Champ! America’s Loch Ness Monster »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on October 25th, 2013
“It’s back to the series on land sightings of the Loch Ness Monster and the curious case of Margaret Munro…”
Read: Nessie on Land: 1934 »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 24th, 2013
In my opinion, the very best episode of MST3K ever!
Read: Speaking of MST3K… »
Posted by: Steve Plambeck on October 15th, 2013
What could belly-up axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) and hungry tiger salamander tadpoles have to tell us about anything strange seen in Loch Ness?
Perhaps quite a bit, actually. It’s all a matter of specific gravity, evolutionary ploys, and how to tool around a large Scottish lake if you’re born without a swim bladder.
Read: Of Loch Ness, Salamanders, and Buoyancy »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on October 15th, 2013
“…Strictly, this is a not a Loch Ness Monster event as it did not happen in Loch Ness. The claimed sighting was in Findhorn which is a village further along the Moray Firth coastline…”
Read: Nessie: An April 2013 Sighting »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on October 8th, 2013
“…George Edwards finally admits he faked his photograph and is proud of it because it generated interest in the Loch Ness Monster…”
Read: Nessie Hoaxer Admits! »