Cryptozoology News

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.

Travel Channel’s Expedition Bigfoot team is touring the Appalachian Region, specifically in southeast Kentucky, where they believe their latest advanced data algorithm has revealed the 75,000-acre swatch of forest could bring them closer to an encounter. According to the team, comprised of Bryce Johnson (expedition operations), Dr. Mireya Mayor (primatologist), Russell Acord (ex-military/survivalist) and Ronny LeBlanc (Bigfoot researcher), the mathematical...
LITTLETON, N.C. (WNCT) – In the quiet town of Littleton, there’s a museum. “My plan was not to have a museum here,” said Stephen Barcelo, who started the Cryptozoology & Paranomal Museum several years ago. Many small towns in the East are defined by what lies inside their museums. But when you walk into this one, you may be in for a bit...
Author and curator Nick Pyenson describes the similarities and differences between humans and our distant mammalian relatives. The following is an excerpt from Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth’s Most Awesome Creatures by Nick Pyenson.  Read The Book Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures I was never a whale hugger. I didn’t...
‘Mountain Monsters’ is an entertaining show that leaves the viewers divided in opinion. Many viewers enjoy watching the show for the antics and fun, while others wonder if there is any truth to what they see on screen. The show is a cryptozoology-themed reality television series that follows the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings (A.I.M.S.) team. It comprises a band...
Dec 08, 2020 — Port Henry is nestled at the foot of the Adirondacks, on the shore of Lake Champlain. But beyond the picturesque scenery, it’s struggling just like many small towns. “You see what Main Street in Port Henry looks like on a Sunday—it’s you and I,” says Lohr McKinstry, the president of the Chamber of Commerce for Moriah, which...
7000 BCE The last of the mile-high glacial ice sheet that had covered Minnesota for two million years melts, leaving behind more than 11,000 lakes, most of which are geologically identified as kettle or “ice block” lakes. 1600–1850 Indigenous Dakota, Ojibwe, Ho-Chunk, and other tribes survive the depressed temperatures of the “Little Ice Age” with heated stone floors, houses wrapped in birch...
What’s more, unlike nuclear DNA, mitochondrial DNA passes virtually unchanged from mother to child, with a predictable rate of mutation that gave Dr. Sykes and other researchers a way to draw links between modern populations and ancient ones.After the success of “The Seven Daughters of Eve,” which allowed him to buy a second home in Edinburgh and a blue...
The closest some of us ever came to seeing Bigfoot was when Steve Austin met Sasquatch in the hit 1970s TV show "The Six Million Dollar Man."But Rob Viars, who lives near Wilkes Barre, says he was 9 years old when he and other members of his family saw something outside their home that was unlike anything they had...
For decades, drivers in Portland, Me., sped by Thompson’s Point, a forlorn peninsula jutting into the Fore River just west of I-295. Described as “the biggest dump in Portland” in the local independent monthly The Bollard in 2011, the area is today the city’s most unlikely hot spot. In 2015, a new outdoor concert venue began staging shows on...
PORTLAND, Maine — All across America, there are people who claim to encounter the improbable, the mysterious, and the frankly eyebrow-raising: sasquatches and skunk apes, lizard people and black panthers, from sea to shining sea. Camera crews scour forests in search of ape-like creatures long featured in local folklore. A statue in the Ohio River town of Point Pleasant, W.Va.,...