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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.

In the eighth grade at Clark Junior High School in Anchorage, students were all required to study Alaska History. Fair enough, but since the great state of Alaska was only a few decades old at that time, we finished our required history lessons fairly quickly, in approximately three weeks. After all, you can only study larger-than-life characters like Soapy...
HOLLISTER — A recent Bigfoot encounter sparked a group to camp and venture at Medoc Mountain State Park for three nights. In the campground area of the park at site 23 was a party of four prepping gear to go out into the night on a trail inside the wooded area Thursday night at about 8 p.m. The team was...
In November of last year, a Texas veterinarian made national news claiming that genetic testing confirmed that not only is the legendary Bigfoot real, but is in fact a human relative that arose some 15,000 years ago. The study, by Melba S. Ketchum, suggested such cryptids had sex with modern human females that resulted in hairy hominin hybrids: "Our data...
Champlain is a very deep, spectacular hundred-mile-long lake that runs north and south between the states of Vermont and New York and reaches into the province of Quebec. In addition to its natural beauty, three treasures are said to be hidden beneath its blue water. The first is a gift from the bootleggers for whom Lake Champlain was a major...
Devils: “Episode 9” The CW, 8pm EST Massimo (Alessandro Borghi), determined to stop Dominic (Patrick Dempsey), hacks NYL servers with Subterranea’s help to give the media proof of the scandal. But when Massimo and Sofia (Laia Costa) realize that Duval (Lars Mikkelsen) will use the scandal to his own anarchic interests, they betray him and get him arrested. They get the...
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...
One of the world’s foremost experts on mass psychogenic illness teaches high school in Auckland. Josie Adams spent an afternoon learning what a psychogenic illness is. Robert E. Bartholomew lives in an old hotel in Flat Bush in south-east Auckland. He has a swimming pool used principally by frogs, and a shelf full of UFO books. “Those aren’t mine,” he...
Kristen Inbody, Great Falls Tribune Published 8:00 a.m. MT April 1, 2019 | Updated 12:53 p.m. MT April 5, 2019 CLOSE Finding Bigfoot in Chattahoochee, Fla. DECKER — "Go ahead, call me a crackpot. All my friends have." Even as this driver submitted his story to the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, he worried about sounding crazy. In October 2006, "J.G." was driving a shuttle van...
SHEPHERDSTOWN — The next Faculty Research Forum will delve into the secret world of the painted turtle. Dr. John Steffen, assistant professor of biology, will present “The Mysteries of Painted Turtle Spots and Colors” on Friday at 3:15 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education auditorium. During the event, which is free and open to...
SARASOTA – Spring 2013, low water at Myakka River State Park, after midnight, chilly, and Stacy Brown’s posse is in pursuit of the great unknown. Equipped with thermal camera gear and strapped into stifled headlamps, they cross the low dam that separates the Upper Lake from the Myakka River and make for the western shore. Bill and Stevie take the point,...