Archive for “July, 2008”

35 Years Ago: Maine’s “Gorilla”

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 25th, 2008

The Maine news media are warming up their stories on the Durham “gorilla.” I’ve been contacted, asking me if I heard the rumor that a zoo released an ape in 1973, in Maine. Of course, I have not and have not been able to track down any factual basis to such a rumor. Besides, Maine […]

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Bay City Bigfoot

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

Allegedly taken near Bay City, Michigan: Added: July 23, 2008 bigfoot caught on film in bay city mi near the bay! i brightened the clip so you can see it better it was getting dark out latitude 43.59 n longitude: 83.89 w

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Love Letter to Cryptomundo

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

You know, without Cryptomundo, these guys’ “Bigfoot body” story would be basically unknown and they won’t be getting their 20,000 hits. But, what the heck, you Cryptomundians are always under-appreciated. I do wish to thank the Georgia Bigfoot guys for their continued criticisms and product placements of Bigfoot! The True Story of Apes in America […]

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Latest on Bigfoot Body

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

This “news item” is peppered with words like “purportedly,” “reportedly,” “possibly,” “perhaps,” “not yet disclosed,” and “according.”

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New Manta Ray Discovered

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

The newly-discovered larger, migratory manta ray (top) and the common, resident species (below) A new species of manta ray has been identified for the first time. After five years of study a marine biologist has confirmed that a larger and more elusive manta is in fact a distinct species. Until now it was thought that […]

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DNA Test For Yeti Hair

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

Technician John Wells looks at the hairs through a microscope as Anna Nakaris, anthropolgist, and Ian Redmond, primatologist, look on. The hunt for the mysterious Yeti – otherwise known as the Abominable Snowman – has frustrated scientists for decades. Yesterday, scientists at Oxford Brookes University joined in the hunt after being given a number of […]

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Sexy Louisiana Swamp Monster Film

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

An intriguing new documentary film about the Honey Island Swamp Monster has been produced by Dana Holyfield. She reveals in it new footage she says she found of an apelike creature in the swamp. Here is Dana Holyfield’s trailer of her new film: A Documentary Film by Dana Holyfield. Thirteen eye-witness encounters. New Evidence found […]

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Bigfoot Body on C2C

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

Okay, so the power was turned off in the bfters’ freezer in Georgia, they are telling us. Okay, they are being harassed. All the July fees for the bftrackers “expeditions” are being refunded. What does this all sound like to you? Is an exit scenario being developed? As I mentioned here yesterday, late last night […]

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Needed: Cryptid Eyewitness Who Can Draw

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

I have a request from a credible art book compiler who is going to press soon. He needs an eyewitness to a non-hairy-hominoid cryptid, who can draw their cryptozoological creature, and is willing to contribute a drawing of what they saw to his book. If you have seen a cryptid, can sketch it rather well, […]

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Atlas Bear Claims

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

The extinct Atlas bear (Ursus crowtheri), above, continues to live on in dispute, even here on the pages of Cryptomundo. Today, round two in the battle between a German commentator and a French respondent. Michel Raynal is one of the foremost cryptozoologists in Europe, the webmaster of Virtual Institute of Cryptozoology, the first French site […]

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Further Adventures of the Garden Yeti

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2008

Cryptomundo buddy Boing Boing’s David Pescovitz received a great acknowledgment for his service to cryptozoology on July 22nd: Design Toscano’s Garden Yeti. It was presented to him by Nick Philip of the Imaginary Foundation. Congratulations to David! BTW, David mentions that his two-and-half year old son Lux was “slightly scared of the creature at first, […]

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Newspaper: Cop Claims To Have Bigfoot Body

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 23rd, 2008

The Bigfoot body claims of Matthew Whitton have jumped into the mainstream media, for the first time, through the publication of a newspaper article in the Clayton News Daily. However, the story first broke here on July 11th, with followups on July 17th and July 23rd. Wednesday, July 23, 2008 Cop claims to have body […]

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Lion Vanishes Into Misquotation Valley

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 23rd, 2008

Cryptozoology author Matt Bille, who found himself in the middle of a firestorm of “African lion” sightings in his hometown, was interviewed by the local media. On July 22, 2008, The Colorado Springs Gazette published an article about the Colorado Springs “lion.” In it they quoted Matt Bille. Or, should I say, misquoted him? Bille […]

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New Ogopogo Sighting

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 23rd, 2008

I am back from Alberta, and this is going to be a day of catch-up. There’s been a new sighting of Ogopogo in Okanagan Lake, British Columbia, which took place, coincidentially, as I was talking of Lake Monsters (including Ogopogo), Sea Serpents, and Dragons, at the Royal Alberta Museum, in the province next door. On […]

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Bigfoot Body Brouhaha

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 23rd, 2008

In the midst of claims, now an admitted hoax, new videos, withdrawn video, and more, what are we to make of the BigfootTrackers’ latest promise their Bigfoot body will be revealed September 1st? [Ooops, one of their group has said October 1st, but another person and their website still says September 1st.] Is this just […]

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