Archive for the “Extinct”
Posted by: mystery_man on March 31st, 2011
The Honshu wolf was not the only type of wolf endemic to Japan. In the cold northern wilderness of Hokkaido there lurked another, much larger variety of Japanese wolf. The final installment of my Japanese wolf series.
Read: Japanese Wolves Part 3: The Hokkaido Wolf »
Posted by: mystery_man on March 29th, 2011
I am re-publishing a series I did here awhile back for the enjoyment of both new Cryptomundo readers and old alike. Here’s Part 1, with the next two to follow in the coming days.
Read: Japanese Wolves Part 1: The Honshu Wolf »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 24th, 2011
Thought extinct since the 1950s in Croatia, this specific Croatian event is intriguing. Images.
Read: Croatian Dalmatian Pelican Sighted »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 16th, 2011
The study was conducted to determine where mammals that are presumed to be extinct are most likely to be rediscovered, and to test predictions of two hypotheses to explain trajectories of decline in mammals. Images.
Read: Where To Look For Extinct Animals? »
Posted by: Guy Edwards on March 1st, 2011
JD Adams of Salem-News.com writes an article titled, “The Enigma of the Giants” Although, Gigantopithecus is mentioned, Adams goes beyond the familiar Giganto-theory and speaks about Giant Humans from all over the world.
Read: Giant Insects, Scorpions, Sharks, Why Not Giant Hominids? »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 17th, 2011
Tales of giants have been pervasive and persuasive. They’ve been used to sell newspapers, terrify naughty children, name fledgling sports teams and mined as fodder for all types of fantastic fiction.
Read: Lindroos on Giants »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 16th, 2011
While most students of cryptozoology recognize “Giganto” as a favorite Bigfoot/Yeti candidate, many may be unaware that German anatomist-anthropologist Franz Weidenreich (1873-1948) renamed the creature Giganthropus, treating it as a primitive ancestor of Homo sapiens.
Read: Newton on Giants »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 15th, 2011
What if something else, something even more fantastic in its implications than the idea that Bigfoot is Gigantopithecus, is actually afoot?
Read: Redfern on Giants »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 8th, 2011
On Verne’s day, let’s celebrate these birds he loved. Images.
Read: Happy Birthday, Jules Verne: A Visit With Your Terror Birds »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 29th, 2011
If the Dodo were to be rediscovered, some very common phrases would become obsolete. How ironic. Images.
Read: How Dead Is The Dodo? »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 13th, 2011
The beautiful cat is one of the smaller wild cats, but the finding of it is no less remarkable than the appearance of other midsized new species. Image.
Read: “Extinct” Cat Spotted »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 29th, 2010
What did this avian wonder turn out to be? A guest blog posting by Pink-Headed Duck searcher Richard Thorns. Images.
Read: Peru’s Mystery Parakeet »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 28th, 2010
Until recently, the fossil’s origin at the museum had been as much a mystery as its origin in nature. Images.
Read: New Horned Rodent Fossil Discovered In Museum »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 24th, 2010
The Wildman is drawn full circle in art, folklore, fiction, legend, and popular culture. Images.
Read: Santa = Wildman »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 23rd, 2010
Today, a guest blogger’s critique of the new book from Mark A. Hall and Loren Coleman, True Giants: Is Gigantopithecus Still Alive?. Images.
Read: Redfern On Giganto »