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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 North Bend Film Festival lineup was announced this week for the July festival, which includes a return to in-person screenings. The festival runs from July 15-18 and features movies from around the world. Genres range from horror to drama and animation, in both full length and short formats. The movies were curated by the North Bend Film Festival and screenings...
Maine, the land of lobster, famous lighthouses and infamous characters, recently rated the sixth-best state in the U.S. to take a road trip this summer. We’d boldly say we’re No. 1, but read on and we’ll let you decide. It’s the 8th annual Maine Summer Road Trip Quiz! Learn about our great state and the people in it, then cruise to...
A ranch in Mexico has suffered immense and violent losses this winter, and locals reportedly fear that the mythical "Chupacabra" is behind it. The Chupacabra is a cryptid of urban legend not unlike the Bigfoot in the U.S. After 18 sheep were killed at the Santa Lucia ranch, farmers reportedly fear the stories may be true. The Santa Lucia ranch...
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? Is it journalistically irresponsible to even pose that question? Classes Saturday, 1/4 Debunking fake animals Natural History Museum, 10am, no cover Few myths are quite as persistent as the famous cryptozoological marvels—Bigfoot, yeti, the Loch Ness Monster. This Free First Saturday event at Sierra College Natural History Museum examines the many mysterious animals that humans think they’ve seen—and...
Bigfoot hunters and other fanciers of the cryptozoological beast that’s never been proven to exist, including those that think they’ve honed their Sasquatch-calling skills to competition levels, will be heading to Marienville in northwestern Pennsylvania on Friday, June 11, for the first Forest County Bigfoot Festival. The event will run from June 11-13 and will feature all things Bigfoot in...
Social Distancing Skunk Ape gatorland.com The most timely addition to local theme parks' array of attractions was not Universal Orlando's Bourne Stuntacular show; paws down, it was Gatorland's zeitgeisty new mascot, the Social Distancing Skunk Ape. Straight from the pages of a cryptozoologist's guidebook, the native Floridian Skunk Ape emerged just in time for Gatorland's reopening in May. And wouldn't you...
Littleton, NC -- Eighteen miles off I-95 nestled near the North Carolina-Virginia border there's a tale of a beast only seen by few - a beast with eyes as black as night - a beast they call Bigfoot. It's only in the faraway town of Littleton, North Carolina, where a man brave enough to catch this beast in the...
Just ask the fluke-tailed, rumored sea creature of Lake Kampeska. "A what?" asked Conda Williams. The longtime proprietor of The Prop, a tavern on the shores of the glacial lake just outside Watertown, talked to this pesky reporter as if he'd asked about vegan cheese curds. "There's no lake monster." The same pish-posh dismissal came from Mike Lawrence, a developer on...
Due to COVID-19, it is suggested that readers call and make sure the event is taking place as listed.  Friday, Oct. 2 • Drive Up Concert at The Avenue Viera: Join UNIT 5 for a drive-up concert in The Avenue’s AMC Theater parking lot on Friday, Oct. 2 from 6-9 p.m. Enjoy live music from inside your vehicle or bring a...