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.

Mo Mo, nickname for Missouri Monster, did not appear despite searches by Hayden C. Hewes, director of the International Unidentified Flying Object Bureau. Hewes holds a drawing which is said to be similar to the animal that residents of Louisiana, Mo., have reported seeing (UPI Photo) UPI Momo Momo, short for Missouri monster, was reportedly seen near Louisiana, Mo., in the 1970s....
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...
Anyone who doubts cryptozoology, which in Greek means the “study of hidden animals,” should remember the many lessons of the past 110 years: the mountain gorilla (discovered in 1902), the colossal squid (discovered in 1925, but a full specimen not caught until 1981), and the saola (discovered in 1992) to name a few. Every year, almost 20,000 new species are described...
Wild Bill (William Neff) is scheduled to appear at WV’s National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration. He will be available both Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., greeting visitors to NHFD and answering questions. Wild Bill is part of the Hit TV series called Mountain Monsters that aired on Destination America for five seasons with the sixth...
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...
Laura Ripley Sign up to our Daily newsletter When Laura Ripley was suddenly made redundant from her job in the oil and gas industry, she took matters into her own hands. Having lost her job as an EUR sourcing specialist, she wasted no time in looking for work elsewhere. The 31-year-old from Portlethen joined hundreds of job seekers across the north-east who face...
BUSINESS 8:22 AM PDT 5/21/2020 by Etan Vlessing The online market's slate features 70 percent women directors, led by Lyda Patitucci's '616,' Stéphanie Joalland's 'Ice' and Chelsea Lupkin's 'Tell Them What You Saw.' The Frontieres International Co-Production Market on Wednesday unveiled its first selection of genre titles to be pitched at a Montreal-based virtual film market, set to run July 23 to...
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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...
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...