Archive for “February, 2007”

New Dover Demon Sighting?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 16th, 2007

What’s up with this? Has there been a new sighting of the Dover Demon? I’ve mentioned the little guy lately here, because the Boston Globe did a new update around Halloween of last year and we are creeping up on Year #30. Also, over Christmas, I highlighted one of the figurines (example below), as they […]

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Bigfoot Book Signing

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 16th, 2007

The Herald – Everett, Wash. Published: Friday, February 16, 2007 Bigfoot on the loose in Snohomish County – in fiction, at least By David Chircop Herald Writer Something big, fearsome and hairy is on a killing spree in the forests of eastern Snohomish County. No, it’s not Paul Bunyan’s axe-wielding grandson or the Scottish Highland […]

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Civil War Dinos

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 16th, 2007

Finally, photographic proof positive of Civil War soldiers with a Triceratops? Today on the Worth1000 photoshopping contest: photos of impossible things that appear to have been taken a long, long time ago. Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing For the link, go here. Now, within our CryptoZoo world here at Cryptomundo, similar photographs have turned up, some […]

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Update: Bigfoot Reality TV Show?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 16th, 2007

I was contacted by a reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram several days ago in regards to an article he was writing regarding the Biscardi “Bigfoot Expedition” planned for next month in Paris, TX. I detailed the incident when I shared the press release for the event here on Cryptomundo last week at Bigfoot Reality […]

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Diving Duck Rediscovered

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 16th, 2007

Thought extinct, with the “last one” reportedly being seen in 1991, the Madagascar pochard (Aythya innotata), was rediscovered last month, according to a BBC News report published in January 2007. This diving duck had been given up as long gone by most ornithologists. A group of conservationists from the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust discovered a […]

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Mothman’s “Cyrus Bills” Dies

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 16th, 2007

Get me Cyrus Bills at the Post. The Mothman Prophecies, 2002 “Cyrus Bills” was a character, a Washington Post reporter, in the movie The Mothman Prophecies, played by Bob Tracey of Carnegie, Pennsylvania. Tracey died on January 26, 2007, exactly five years to the same weekend that The Mothman Prophecies opened in theaters across the […]

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The Batman Of Cave Creek

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 15th, 2007

It’s just one of those interesting little stories that we looked into but we couldn’t find anyone.Sgt. Mark Clark, Scottsdale Police Department In these days of Homeland Security alerts and school shootings, reports of what I sometimes like to call “Fortean Critters” – like the Bunnyman mentioned yesterday – are being treated much differently than […]

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Update: The Foot of Bigfoot?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 15th, 2007

Cryptomundo readers asked in the post yesterday, The Foot of Bigfoot?, whether DNA testing was going to be conducted on this mysterious foot. Apparently, Virginia Bigfoot researcher William Dranginis is attempting to do this. Foot ‘looks like bear’s hind paw’ BY KIRAN KRISHNAMURTHY TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITER Thursday, February 15, 2007 FREDERICKSBURG — The apelike foot […]

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Donnie Darko and Bunnymen

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 14th, 2007

The Bunny Man is a local legend based in Clifton, in Fairfax County, Virginia. It goes from a mild folkloric tale to an extreme urban horror legend. The story is about an allegedly real-life man-sized creature or a man-in-a-bunny-suit going around and killing people. The incidents seem to be based factually on some mysterious deaths. […]

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Update: Olaf the Giant Images

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 14th, 2007

Click on image for full size version This is a followup to the previous posting, “Olaf, Grover Krantz and Bigfoot”. Craig Heinselman looked in his files and shares what he found: this terrible archival photocopy from the Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, for September 23, 1985. It’s something, but merely reinforces how we can’t “see” this […]

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The Foot of Bigfoot?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 14th, 2007

On Saturday, a mysterious foot was found at a Virginia landfill. Initially, it was thought to be a human foot. However, after being examined by Virginia state medical examiners, it was determined to be of an “apelike species.” It turns out that the foot found Saturday in Spotsylvania County was not that of a human, […]

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Olaf, Grover Krantz and Bigfoot

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 14th, 2007

Do you know the story of Olaf the Giant and the Anthropologist? This Valentine’s Day, as I mentioned here, is the 5th anniversary of the death of Professor Grover Krantz, Bigfoot researcher, who passed away at the age of 70. Krantz, it will be recalled, was the author of Big Footprints (Boulder: Johnson, 1992), revised […]

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Extinct Blind Snake Found

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 13th, 2007

What’s pink, ten inches long and as thick as a pencil? That’s right, the newly rediscovered species above that was thought to be extinct. A blind snake that looks like a thin, pink worm has been rediscovered in Madagascar 100 years years after it was last found. The Xenotyphlops mocquardi snake was only known from […]

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Meg Madness Mounts: Now The Video

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 13th, 2007

Is it MEG? The above Japanese video is vaguely labeled as if this might be a recording of Carcharodon megalodon. Of course, it could be any number of large sharks, including a whale shark. With the reports from Australia of “monster” sharks, no matter what size they are, it is clear that the curious interest […]

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Ancient Chimps or Tano Giants?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 12th, 2007

Harry Trumbore’s sketch of the reportedly local hairy hominoid of Africa’s Gold Coast, the Tano Giant, which was seen using a cow skin as a cape to keep itself warm. Breaking news from an international research team, led by archaeologist Julio Mercader of the University of Calgary, Canada, announces that chimpanzees may have been using […]

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