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Cryptozoology is a pseudoscience and subculture that aims to prove the existence of entities from the folklore record, such as Bigfoot, the chupacabra, or Mokele-mbembe.Cryptozoologists refer to these entities as cryptids, a term coined by the subculture.

PORT HENRY — This year’s Champ Day celebration in Port Henry will feature several cryptozoology experts talking about the legendary lake monster. Among them will be Paul Bartholomew of Whitehall, an investigative researcher of unexplained phenomena that includes Champ, Bigfoot, ghosts, hauntings, aerial anomalies and parapsychology. CRYPTOCAVE MEET AND GREET “Paul does it all,” Champ Day Chair Andrea Anesi said by email....
Having hit it big with Kung Fu Panda, Jack Black is delving back into animation, albeit behind the camera this time, for a film about Cryptozoology. Variety reports that there are few other known details about the movie, only that it's set in the study of such mysterious, most likely fictional creatures as the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot and an...
Published July 19, 2022 at 12:12 PM EDT On this West Virginia Morning, there is a growing community in West Virginia of people interested in the monsters of the mountains, like Mothman and the Flatwoods Monster. It is called cryptozoology. Reporter Chris Schulz went to learn about it. Also, in this show, the Allegheny Front, based in Pittsburgh, shares their latest story...
Not even the supernatural have been immune to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, when the Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant had to shutter for the second year in a row, cryptozoology enthusiasts, and hosts of the ‘Mothboys’ podcast, Michael Strayer, Jake Haskin and Matthew Schang scrambled to create an alternative event. Now in its second year, the Cryptid Bash in...
Get close enough to November 8 in a swing state and the campaign signs become so inescapable that it looks like Earth is enduring electoral acupuncture. Even the weird ones start to blend together. In North Carolina, there are the stoplight-red quartets of placards for Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest scattered across the state, which read … “FOREST” “DAN FOREST RUN FOREST...
BANGOR — The International Cryptozoology Museum in Bangor is just a few months old, but is already making a name for itself. The museum is the second location opened by famed cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, who is affectionately called the “Godfather of cryptozoology.” Cryptozoology is the study and search of unknown, legendary, or hidden animals.  “He thought that it would be nice to bring...
Thomas Sewid is providing a crash course in supernatural beach safety. The subject is Pokwus, a small, green cryptid (a creature whose existence has not been scientifically proven) found on rural beaches. As his wife Peggy dances around the room in mossy garb, wearing a striped mask with a brilliant teal nose, he emphasizes that the Pokwus represent temptation—and...
Program: 10:30 amLunch: 11:00 am – Noon Dragon Theater Puppets presents a monster quest to discover cryptids! Join us most Fridays in July and August for a fun program presented as part of our Summer Reading Program 2022 “Read Beyond the Beaten Path.” After the program, enjoy a free lunch (through age 18) provided by the North Clackamas School District....
To skeptics, Bigfoot sightings in North American forests are evidence of a collective delusion. To cryptozoologists—people who search for mythical creatures, including Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster and Latin America’s chupacabra—they represent a nearly universal desire to understand the unknown. Whether people believe in the beasts or not, trying to track them down (“going bigfooting,” as enthusiasts say) offers an excellent...
To skeptics, Bigfoot sightings in North American forests are evidence of a collective delusion. To cryptozoologists—people who search for mythical creatures, including Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster and Latin America’s chupacabra—they represent a nearly universal desire to understand the unknown. Whether people believe in the beasts or not, trying to track them down (“going bigfooting,” as enthusiasts say) offers an excellent...