Archive for the “Merbeings”
Posted by: Loren Coleman on April 3rd, 2009
The mountains and forests of Japan have long been the domain of the legendary Tengu, one of the most famous and ubiquitous creatures in Japanese folklore. A guest blog by Brent Swancer, with images.
Read: Tengu »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 16th, 2009
What are these West Coast Pacific Ocean sightings turning out to be? Images.
Read: Ahoy, Thar Be Sea Monsters, Arr, Otters! »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 16th, 2009
There is an incident being reported by media in the Philippines today that is confusing, once again, mermaids with sea cows. Images.
Read: Filipino Mermaid Hoax »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 23rd, 2009
Take a look, mates.
Read: Help Out The Lad! »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 12th, 2009
Look what’s appearing in some urban settings. Images.
Read: Metro Cryptids »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 27th, 2008
What marine cryptozoology needs is a worldwide network of observers reporting to one central location. A new sighting of Ballena franca austral serves as a good example of how this might work. Image.
Read: Needed: Marine Cryptid Sighting Net »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 10th, 2008
The folks on the film crew have passed along some production photos. Images.
Read: Animal Planet, Mokele & Mermaids »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 3rd, 2008
Over Halloween, word leaked out via Wired of the forthcoming publication of Beasts Book Two, a compilation of fantastic and down-to-earth cryptids. Here is some cryptozoologically-oriented tidbits from Scott Thill’s article: “Indie comics powerhouse Fantagraphics assembled some of the finest, strangest artists on Earth last year to render monsters of various mythologies into a freaky [...]
Read: Goatman and Other Beasts »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 23rd, 2008
I’ve just returned from a remarkable time with an Animal Planet crew in Florida. Details and lots of images.
Read: Feeding The Mermaids »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 20th, 2008
On the road again…. Images.
Read: Monster Mash, Mermaids & Manatees »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 2nd, 2008
Is this species the source of ancient Sea Serpent sightings? Viewed yesterday, the eyewitness said this animal was moving too slowly and the tail was too broad and large to be a seal.
Read: Cape Cod Manatee Sighted »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on September 9th, 2008
Famed model Diane Webber, whose image influenced a pre-Disney generation of Merbeing admirers, has died. Images.
Read: Mermaid Queen Has Died »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 10th, 2008
In the 1967 movie Five Million Years to Earth, a new subway excavation in the Hobbs End section of London unearths an apparent extraterrestrial craft. The scientists involved in the unraveling of this drama soon discover this part of London on Hobbs Lane has a long history of poltergeist, haunting and apparition activities. One keen [...]
Read: Hobgoblin At Hobbs Point »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 3rd, 2008
Then there’s… …the mid-90s encounter another man and his son had by the riverbank in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, while hunting for a lost dog. They saw what they described as a “Lizardman,” covered in brownish scales and very reptilian-looking. ~ Linda Godfrey
Read: LaCrosse Lizardman »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 27th, 2008
Steller’s Sea Ape, as drawn by Harry Trumbore, from The Field Guide to Bigfoot and Other Mystery Primates (2006: 64-65). A good overview of the expedition leading to the remarkable sighting of what has become known as Steller’s Sea Ape can be found in the November 17, 2005, article in the California Literary Review. The [...]
Read: Steller’s Sea Ape »