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.

With precarious jobs made even more uncertain during the pandemic, it’s perhaps no surprise that remote learning is booming. Faced with low-paying, dead-end work, many people are quitting their jobs and re-assessing their careers, sometimes learning an entirely new skill set in the process. So when Facebook’s typically useless advertising algorithms finally suggested an exciting and fulfilling new career in...
After some careful consideration and quiet introspection, I have changed course on my opinion of whether the cryptozoological entity known as "Sasquatch," also known as "Bigfoot," is an actual creature wandering the forests of North America or just a figment of our collective imagination. I now firmly believe Bigfoots are real, and that we all owe them a sincere...
CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - The latest in a sporadic series of monster sightings on Lake Norman has appeared on a website called CryptoZoology.com. A 35-year-old Mecklenburg County man told CryptoZoology he spotted the "dinosaur-like creature" Saturday morning, while traveling on a boat with friends. "We were near the lake's main channel when we saw something splashing around in the...
William “Bill” Bartlett is a successful artist, living in Needham with his family. Every October, he begins getting emails from people — podcasters, various websites and sometimes even high school students — who want to talk to him — but not about art. No, they want to quiz the 61-year-old Bartlett about what he said he saw on April 21, 1977...
Sea monsters in Casco Bay? As with many bodies of water, there are legends about strange creatures lurking beneath Casco Bay as well. Our local monster is known as Cassie and is apparently serpent-like in her form. Cassie was first sighted back in 1779 by a young sailor named Edward Preble. Fast forward nearly 200 years to 1958 when a fisherman...
At a time when animated features consist predominantly of CGI animation, with its immersive 3D scenarios and hyperrealistic textures of hair, fabric, and light refraction, it is refreshing to see animators and filmmakers consciously seeking a hand-drawn look. A case in point is the new, multi-award-winning animated feature for adults, Cryptozoo (2021). Written and directed by Dash Shaw with...
Grab your Scooby Snacks and hop into the Mystery Machine! Jared takes a nostalgic trip to recall his favorite Scooby Doo memories and share his thoughts on what he thinks may be the best iteration of this beloved animated franchise. Next up, Jared talks with Joyce Brafford about the three scariest things lawyers do in their legal practices. But, don’t...
When two 12 year-old girls attacked their friend in the woods of Waukesha, Wisconsin in May of 2014, they claimed to have done it to please Slender Man — a fictional monster created by Eric Knudsen, A.K.A. "Victor Surge," on an internet forum called Something Awful. That incident put a mainstream, national news spotlight on the figure, which was...
LITTLETON, N.C. — Welcome to the Cryptozoology and Paranormal Museum in Littleton, North Carolina. "When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. It gives you a haunted house, you start ghost tours," owner Stephen Barcelo said. What You Need To Know Aside from running Littleton's Cryptozoology and Paranormal Museum, Stephen Barcelo is a town commissioner In an upcoming election, he has "Bigfoot says...
Tibet has the Yeti.  Scotland has Nessie.  Russia has the Almasty.  But have you ever wondered about Ireland's mystery animals, and have you ever actually gone in search of one? If you have, then you have taken your first steps into the world of cryptozoology, the pseudo-science that examines the unexplained side of nature that has, despite its detractors, led...