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.

Crosswords for beginners: cryptozoologyNext in our series for those tempted or daunted by the cryptic crossword: the animals that solvers need to know An EMU, with its alluring vowels Photograph: ITV/REX ShutterstockAn EMU, with its alluring vowels Photograph: ITV/REX ShutterstockEmuWhen British crosswords started to become cryptic, PG Wodehouse sent a despairing letter to the Times. “Sirs”, he said: ...
A Houston-area man who has spent his whole career investigating the existence of the "Hairy Wild Man" known as Bigfoot is now offering a class so his decades of research do not get lost.Rob Riggs grew up right outside the creepy area known as Big Thicket Preserve 100 miles east of Houston.  Stories of ghosts, mystery sightings and strange...
The first thing I do is write down the dream in my diary, the one about Dr. Elizabeth Lee. I found the instructions in my email that morning, telling me to write about the dream, the desert, and “a dim, rust-colored sky.” And so, I do — using a notebook (one that’s dark purple like an eggplant) to which...
Visit almost any big zoo and you will see witness the standard menagerie: lions, tigers, and bears, bugs, monkeys — maybe a seal or two. Visit the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine and you’ll find such museum exhibits as hair samples of abominable snowmen and Bigfoot, fecal matter from a small yeti, and a letter written by the actor...
So let’s get this straight. The new name of Staples Center is going to be Crypto.com Arena? Well, that’s just perfect. The word “crypto” means hidden or secret, but it also has overtones of “fake” or at least “questionable.” This is a crypto world, and an era of crypto-pretty-much-everything, so why not just throw in the towel and acknowledge...
<img class="rthmb" src="data:image/svg xml, Ken Gerhard. An American investigator of mysterious animals and legendary creatures has focused on the Loch Ness Monster in his new book and is convinced the creature is descended from an ancient group of extinct serpentine whales. Globe-trotting cryptozoologist Ken Gerhard has written The Essential Guide To The Loch Ness Monster and Other Aquatic Cryptids, drawing on interviews...
Memorial City Hall is getting ready for the holiday season. As the holidays get closer, make plans now to attend as these events will sell out! MCH presents the classic Christmas movie, “The Grinch” on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1 p.m.. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3.50 for kids. Go to www.memorialcityhall.com for more info. Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”...
Memorial City Hall is getting ready for the holiday season. As the holidays get closer, make plans now to attend as these events will sell out! MCH presents the classic Christmas movie, “The Grinch” on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1 p.m.. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3.50 for kids. Go to www.memorialcityhall.com for more info. Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”...
Not long ago, Krissy Eliot, 32, was living a pricier life in San Francisco. She needed money, a lot of it, for her basic survival. Rent for a 600-square-foot apartment — Eliot calls it a “hovel” — in Richmond, a city 18 miles north of San Francisco, was $2,000 a month. The daily commute from that apartment to San...
Not Bigfoot. He and his wife Dana, professional paranormal investigators, have spent countless hours in the woods searching for the mythic Sasquatch in their careers. What he couldn’t believe was that Jeff Goldblum, the multi-hyphenate renaissance man who’s experiencing a late-career renaissance of his own, was asking for the Newkirks to take him Bigfoot hunting for his Disney Plus...