Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 12th, 2006
The Once And Future University of North Texas White Squirrel.
A Cryptomundo correspondent at Princeton University just passed this along:
I see that your salt-and-pepper squirrel article made the # 1 spot (always reserved for cute critter pictures) on The 9 at Yahoo.Com. — my absolute favorite, must-watch M-F wrapup of the weird and wonderful on the World Wide Web:
Now you’ve really arrived, my man! Congratulations!
I appreciate this. Actually, the readers at Cryptomundo are the keys to our success. Thank you all for visiting, reading, and voting us Number #1, across the board, from albino squirrels to Bigfoot – even without polls.
BTW, of course, Yahoo is referring back to our 2006’s Top Ten White & Black Squirrels Hot Spots.
One of Washington State’s Melanistic Squirrels, perhaps a former Canadian? (See what I mean by this in the link right above.)
Loren Coleman is one of the world’s leading cryptozoologists, some say “the” leading living cryptozoologist. Certainly, he is acknowledged as the current living American researcher and writer who has most popularized cryptozoology in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Starting his fieldwork and investigations in 1960, after traveling and trekking extensively in pursuit of cryptozoological mysteries, Coleman began writing to share his experiences in 1969. An honorary member of Ivan T. Sanderson’s Society for the Investigation of the Unexplained in the 1970s, Coleman has been bestowed with similar honorary memberships of the North Idaho College Cryptozoology Club in 1983, and in subsequent years, that of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club, CryptoSafari International, and other international organizations. He was also a Life Member and Benefactor of the International Society of Cryptozoology (now-defunct). Loren Coleman’s daily blog, as a member of the Cryptomundo Team, served as an ongoing avenue of communication for the ever-growing body of cryptozoo news from 2005 through 2013. He returned as an infrequent contributor beginning Halloween week of 2015. Coleman is the founder in 2003, and current director of the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine.