Monday, June 24, 2019

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.

The Strange Case of the Minnesota Iceman – Scientific American

Regular readers will know that I recently published a book on cryptozoology, titled Hunting Monsters (Naish 2016). You can buy it here. At the...

Misreading the Mokele-Mbembe (the Mokele-Mbembe, Part 1) – Scientific American

Regular readers of Tet Zoo will know that I’ve written – on a great many occasions – about cryptozoology (the hunt for creatures known...

Loxton and Prothero’s Abominable Science! Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids;...

I’m an unashamed fan of cryptozoology – this being (for the two of you that don’t know) the field of study that revolves around...

How mythical creatures caught the world’s imagination – Deccan Herald

Propelled by fascination for the unknown, a variety of creatures, from the abominable Himalayan snowman to its North American cousin Bigfoot, often cross over...

Book Review: The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were edited by...

In The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were, Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont bring together a range of contributors who place loss...

Pennsylvania Children Encounter ‘Bigfoot’

A man in Pennsylvania claims he saw a bipedal creature. Zed said on Friday that he was walking near a dairy farm with his...

All hail the mighty newspaper carrier | News, Sports, Jobs – Alpena News

EDITOR’S NOTE: Before we begin this column, a note of correction. Last week, I wrote about the importance of thinking and reading critically. In...

Will the Indian Army’s Yeti post boost interest in cryptozoology? – Down To Earth...

For many in the academic world, it is still a pseudoscience, not to be taken seriously at all ...