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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.

More than 52 years after a couple of cryptozoology true believers captured grainy footage of a hirsute bipedal hominid stalking the woods just south of the Oregon border, Bryce Johnson and Russell Acord are now trying to walk in that creature's footsteps. Johnson, a film and television actor perhaps best known for his lead role in 2013's Bobcat Goldthwait-helmed Sasquatch...
There have been many claimed South Bay Bessie sightings, but does the monster really exist? First spotted in 1793, the Lake Erie Monster inspired a cryptozoological frenzy that continues today.Many Northeast Ohioans claim to have spied the 30-foot sea serpent called South Bay Bessie over the years, with the legend even garnering national attention from the Los...
Birthday Fundraiser “Unwritten : 60 Years in the Making,” a birthday fundraiser hosted by Mary Allen Lindemann and featuring Gina and The Red Eye Flight Crew, will be celebrated on March 7 at Portland House of Music and Events. All proceeds benefit the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center. Contributed Exhibits/Galleries Elizabeth Moss Galleries, U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, “Our Home, Through the Seasons,”...
If you're going no further than the sofa - and even if you are - here are two dozen tips from the tons of telly worth watching between Friday and Sunday. . . Pick of the weekend Dancing with the Stars, 6.30pm Sunday, RTÉ One It's getting into squeaky bum territory as this year's contestants are now down to the final six:...
CINCINNATI — All the cool monsters live in Ohio. A recent sighting of grassman in eastern Ohio showed a glimpse of the cryptozoology Ohio has to offer. But grassman is just a bigfoot. Pretty pedestrian among legendary animals. There are far odder creatures that lurk in Buckeye lore. Here's a look at some of Ohio's weirdest monsters: Loveland Frogman When you're riding on the Loveland...
GRAND RAPIDS — Michael Hexum says he spotted his first bigfoot in the woods when he was 14 years old, living on O’Leary Lake about 20 miles north of Nashwauk. His father told him never to speak of the incident again. For years, Hexum heeded that advice, but after moving back to his childhood stomping grounds as an adult, it happened...
I’m an unashamed fan of cryptozoology – this being (for the two of you that don’t know) the field of study that revolves around those creatures thought to exist by some, but which remain unrecognised by mainstream science in general. These are the cryptids*: entities like Bigfoot, Yeti, the Loch Ness Monster, sea-serpents, and so on. What all too many...
The Wescustago Youth Choral Winter Concert will feature 50-plus singers from over a dozen towns on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. at the Freeport Performing Arts Center. Contributed Greater Portland Exhibits/Galleries The Tolerance Project, a message of social acceptance, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. Dec. 13-Feb. 22. Free, meca.edu. Ongoing “Holding Up the Sky,” Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St.,...
Ten minutes after I arrive at the Cryptozoology & Paranormal Museum, I’m ushered out the front door by the museum’s founder, Stephen Barcelo. I arrive an hour before the posted closing time, but it’s a Tuesday night and Barcelo has to leave early to attend a town hall meeting. He apologizes and talks a mile a minute, trying to...
Cryptozoology is the study of animals or alleged animals that are known only from anecdotal evidence. The field has a bit of an image problem. Frankly, this isn’t much of a surprise when you look at the busy efforts of the various creationists, true believers and cranks who express interest in the subject. And several recent claims about yeti and...