Archive for the “Mystery Cats”
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: Nick Redfern on December 4th, 2013
“The worldwide mystery cat phenomenon (or group of phenomena, if we are to be more accurate) is not JUST about cryptozoology. At its most basic level it is about the relationship between our species and various species of larger cat…”
Read: New British Big Cat Reports »
Posted by: Ken Gerhard on November 29th, 2013
New felid discovery from Brazil!
Read: A New Species of Wild Cat »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 9th, 2013
“The Wampus Cat has the distinction of being one of the most feared monsters in the folklore of the South…”
Read: Beware of the Wampus Cat »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on November 3rd, 2013
“The stuff of rural legend, for decades apparent sightings of big cats stalking the British countryside have been dismissed as fantasy or hoax. But now, a scientist has uncovered tantalising evidence pointing towards the existence of such creatures living in the wild.”
Read: UK Big Cat Update »
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 August 27th, 2013
“…it’s an excellent read, containing a great deal on Mothman, Thunderbirds, the Braxton County Monster, Alien Big Cats, Demon Dogs, werewolves and much more…”
Read: Monsters of West Virginia »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on August 19th, 2013
The British Army, a big cat, and Princess Diana…
Read: Princess Diana and the UK’s ABCs »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on August 19th, 2013
Black lions and black pumas (aka cougars, mountain lions) are two of the three most controversial melanistic mystery cats, which I have blogged about in previous articles. Now, to complete this trio of ebony enigmas of the feline kind, here is my investigation of its third member – the black tiger. By this, I am [...]
Read: The Black Tiger – A Veritable Bête Noire of Mystery Cats »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on August 13th, 2013
“We’ve all heard about the Men in Black and their attempts to silence UFO witnesses. But are similar characters trying to intimidate and silence witnesses to ABCs (Alien Big Cats) in the UK? It sounds bizarre, but it may be true…”
Read: Alien Big Cats and Men In Black »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 4th, 2013
His name is John Tice, but people call him Trapper. He’s a backwoods West Virginian who prefers hill people or mountain people over that other term people sometimes use. With his closest friends, Tice travels around the Appalachian region looking for evidence of mysterious, mythical creatures that have lived in the public’s consciousness for generations. His group, called the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings (AIMS), is the subject of Mountain Monsters, the new reality series on Destination America.
Read: Mountain Monsters: Trapper Interviewed »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 25th, 2013
“…Throughout the county of Staffordshire, strange, monstrous and terrible things lurk. Exotic big cats are said to roam Staffordshire’s thick woods. Ghostly black dogs with red, glowing eyes faithfully haunt and patrol its ancient roads and well-worn pathways…”
Read: Strange Creatures of the Regional Type »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 19th, 2013
The discovery of supposedly blood-drained animal carcases hit the cryptozoology headlines with monotonous frequency (I noticed yet another one being discussed online just a few days ago), accompanied by the usual (and sometimes decidedly unusual) media speculation as to what diabolical entity could have been responsible for such a hideous, unnatural act. In reality, of [...]
Read: Why Blood-Drained Carcases are NOT the Work of Chupacabras or Other Supposedly Vampiric Cryptids »
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 12th, 2013
One farmer has publicly confirmed his sighting, made on his property near Sea Lake. The Guardian has also received anonymous reports of sightings and strange livestock behaviour in other nearby areas.
Sea Lake farmer Nic Harrison was willing to go ‘on the record’ and tell the story of his “frightening” big cat experience which occured while he was spraying crops.
Read: Aussie Big Cat Sighting »