Archive for the “Loch Ness Monster”
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 30th, 2013
I do a series of lectures each November for Dallas’ Highland Park School District on the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, the Chupacabras, the Yeti etc. And every year the teachers have the kids (aged around 7 or 8 approx) mail me drawings and letters of the things they liked and learned from the lectures. And here’s a few of the latest…
Read: CryptoKids Artwork »
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 21st, 2013
Prince Georges County is about 500 square miles of green fields dotted with suburbs, located just outside Washington D.C. in Maryland. Its less than a million inhabitants enjoy nature preserves, historic reenactments, an annual blues festival and a sparkling waterfront development on the Potomac. In other words, it’s fairly bucolic. And, of course, beneath the surface of every bucolic locale roils something dark and fierce. Meet the Goatman.
Read: Maryland’s Goatman: Half Man, Half Goat, and Out for Blood »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 19th, 2013
The idea of dinosaurs still roaming the earth was left up for debate, whether they are hiding in the Congo or swimming in Loch Ness.
Read: A Debate 65 Million Years in the Making »
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: 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: Nick Redfern on November 5th, 2013
“If the Center for Fortean Zoology’s expedition does indeed uncover evidence that the thylacine really is still with us (albeit with us in an incredibly stealthy fashion!), it would be amazing news…”
Read: CFZ Thylacine Expedition »
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: 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: Lyle Blackburn on October 13th, 2013
Lyle counts down his top 10 cryptids based on popularity.
Read: Lyle Blackburn’s Top 10 Cryptids »
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! »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on October 2nd, 2013
“…my curiosity was piqued and I took a closer look at the JPEG image that I grabbed from the eBay website…”
Read: Nessie: A 1938 Photo? »