Archive for the “Lake Monsters”
Posted by: Ken Gerhard on August 17th, 2013
In addition to Ogopogo, John and I discuss Nessie, Caddy, the Naden Harbor Carcass, Sea Serpents and China’s Yeren, as well as his recent expedition to the Congo to search for Mokele-Mbembe… which yielded some remarkable results. Join us for some fascinating conversation!
Read: Search for Hidden Beasts With John Kirk »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on August 12th, 2013
“I love to hear from people who have stories to tell of things they have experienced on Loch Ness. These are tales that have not reached the normal public channels and may well have lain dormant forever unless blogs like this picked up on them…”
Read: Nessie: Photos and Witnesses »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on August 12th, 2013
“Imagine, if you dare, a real-life equivalent of H.P. Lovecraft’s most famous and legendary creation: the great Cthulhu. In the dark and disturbing pages of The Call of Cthulhu, Lovecraft gave a hideous description of the ominous nightmare…”
Read: Lovecraft’s Legendary Monster »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 11th, 2013
(Today) will mark the 51st anniversary of the day that two people claimed to see Manitoba’s lake monster while having a picnic at Toutes Aides.
A day later, on Aug. 12, 1962, the only known photo of the creature was shot by two fishermen from their boat.
Read: 51st Anniversary of First Manipogo Sighting »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 10th, 2013
Q: How widespread is the belief in cryptids such as Bigfoot or the Yeti?
Daniel Loxton: Much more widespread than the fringe reputation of the topic suggests. For example, when asked “Do you think Bigfoot (also known as Sasquatch) is real?” in a 2012 Angus-Reid poll, 7 percent of American respondents affirmed the belief that Bigfoot “Definitely is real,” and 22% said Bigfoot “Probably is real.” That’s a more-or-less typical response to polls about cryptid beliefs. And that adds up to an awful lot of people.
Read: Abominable Science! Authors Interviewed »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 2nd, 2013
A recent sighting and photograph of a Chinese lake monster.
Read: Tianchi Lake Monster Returns »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 31st, 2013
Here’s a newly-published biography that no fan of Cryptozoology should be without: The Man Who Filmed Nessie…
Read: Tim Dinsdale: The Man Who Filmed Nessie »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 29th, 2013
Tim gave me a copy of a most interesting Nessie sighting that an eyewitness had recently sent to him. He didn’t provide me with the eyewitness’s name, because he no doubt intended to publish an exclusive report of it in some future publication.
Read: What May be a Hitherto-Undocumented Sighting of the Loch Ness Monster, Given to Me by Tim Dinsdale on July 25 1987 »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 25th, 2013
“…In the past, a great diversity of alternative ideas concerning the likely appearance and identity of Scotland’s cryptozoological megastar existed…”
Read: The Changing Face of Nessie »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 25th, 2013
The event took place after one of the kids reeled in a largemouth bass. A splash turned their heads away from the fish back to the water: a big, greenish thing came up through the surface. At first they weren’t able to make out the shape. There was another man fishing next to them.
Read: Champ Witnessed by Family of FIve »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 19th, 2013
“Interested in terrifying tales of Bigfoot? How about giant and monstrous snakes? Maybe legends of mermaids and mermen fascinate you. Or, perhaps, lake monsters and sea serpents are your thing…”
Read: Monsters of North Carolina »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 18th, 2013
“…why, if lake monsters are real, don’t we ever find hard and undeniable evidence of their existence?”
Read: Lake Monsters: Where Are The Bodies? »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 15th, 2013
Today, the classic, pre-eminent image indelibly engrained in everyone’s mind when speaking of Nessie, the Loch Ness monster (LNM), is that of a plesiosaur lookalike, complete with long slender neck and tail, small head, and four large diamond-shaped flippers. However, this was not always the case.
Read: Does the Loch Ness Monster Have a Split Personality? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 15th, 2013
“…Bigfoot, wolf-men, strange water-based beasts, wallabies, coypu, armadillos, big cats, weird winged things, and much more are contained in its packed pages…”
Read: Monsters of Staffordshire »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 14th, 2013
Now Sheen tells TMZ the one they call “Nessie” was not beast enough to come out and play with the Warlock. He explains, “Clearly the monster labeled ‘Nessie’ stayed both hidden and ashamed as it knew deep in her own ancient heart to be NO match both in mythology or reality, to a Beast known throughout the Highlands, the Lowlands, and the Badlands, by one bone-chilling word: MaSheen.”
Read: Loch Ness Monster Afraid of Charlie Sheen? »