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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.

The Loch Ness Monster continues to spark imaginations. Getty 2020 continues to barrel forward, and is now beginning to resemble an episode of Rick and Morty, having delivered a global pandemic, swarms of locusts, an invasion of “murder hornets,” Pentagon-approved footage of U.F.Os, and a green glow that recently appeared around Mars - now, the Loch Ness Monster is making an...
Between 1764 and 1767 a mysterious creature called the Beast ravaged the rural region of Gévaudan, France. About 100 men, women and children reportedly fell victim to La Bête du Gévaudan. While many French at the time presumed the Beast to be a wolf and many modern scholars agree, some have suggested that the Beast may not have been...
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Hidden Valley Scout Reservation near Loysville was the setting for Troop 97’s Klondike Adventure this year from Feb. 7-9.  The theme was “Bigfoot — A Cryptozoological Expedition.” The Klondike is an exercise in problem solving with contests of skills. Scout patrols from many troops acted as huskies, pulling a homemade sled around a field course marked by stations. At the Leave...
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After fears the Loch Ness Monster had “disappeared” last winter, a new sighting in May 2017 was celebrated by its enthusiasts. The search for monsters and mythical creatures (or “cryptids”) such as Nessie, the Yeti or Bigfoot is known as “cryptozoology.” On the face of it, cryptozoology has little in common with mainstream conservation. First, it is widely held to...
For many in the academic world, it is still a pseudoscience, not to be taken seriously at all An illustration of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster and a cryptid. Photo: Getty Images Social media across the country have been aflame since the morning of Tuesday, April 30, 2019 after the Indian Army official Twitter Handle posted images of what it...
In calling them ‘myths’, you sound sceptical… I can understand why people believe what they believe, and, of course, some people claim to have actually had sightings of ‘cryptids’… Wait, what are ‘cryptids’? ‘Cryptids’ are animals that are presumed by believers to exist on the basis of anecdotal evidence. The name derives from ‘cryptozoology’, a term coined in the late 1950s by Belgian...
The Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie, is part of a famous tale about a sea monster that lives in Loch Ness, Scotland. <img class="lazy-image" src="data:image/svg xml, A purported photo of the fabled Loch Ness monster. AP According to Scottish folklore, a monster known as Nessie, or the Loch Ness Monster, lurks in a lake called Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. According...
If you’re a fan of escape games or scavenger hunts, don’t miss out on this event happening in Murfreesboro Saturday, Oct 26. The theme is “Monsters of Murfreesboro”. It’s a fun and family-friendly way to celebrate Halloween. Details: Family-friendly adventure race through the city Scavenger hunt to solve puzzles and find monsters One team per vehicle, play with friends and family Costume contest with prizes After...