Archive for the “Folklore”

The Yukon Beaver Eater, and Ground Sloths in New Zealand?

Posted by: Karl Shuker on March 9th, 2016

When we think of sloths, we generally picture those famously sluggish, dog-sized, tree-dwelling beasts that spend much of their time hanging upside-down from branches in modern-day Central and South America. Millions of years ago, however, there were several additional, very different morphological types – of which the most famous and dramatic were the ground sloths.

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Choctaw Natives Battle It Out With Bigfoot In Oklahoma

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 8th, 2016

Large hairy man-beasts had been raiding human settlements in Oklahoma and Arkansas for some time, mostly stealing vegetables, but had also been stealing human children and eating them. A Choctaw search party was organized and led by Joshua LeFlore, to flush out the beasts and eliminate them. The Choctaw Indians were known as exceedingly strong, fierce warriors, but that day they experienced something which none would ever forget.

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Cabela’s: Strange, Rare and Unusual Sightings

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 2nd, 2016

Cabela’s Wheeling WV 6th Annual: Strange, Rare and Unusual Sightings will be held March 4, 5 & 6, 2016.

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Ohio Bigfoot Conference 2016 Fundraiser

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 29th, 2016

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Who would like the opportunity to win Ohio Bigfoot Conference May 14th, 2016 VIP tickets and a whole lot more while at the same time support a local Ohio charity in need?

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Last Call for the Boggy Creek Monster

Posted by: Seth Breedlove on February 25th, 2016

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Now in its final days, the crowdfunding campaign to fund the production of the third Small Town Monsters film, Boggy Creek Monster, has gathered well over 150% of its initial goal. While the outpouring of support is somewhat unprecedented for a documentary revolving around the Bigfoot subject, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. With the involvement of the man who authored the definitive book about Boggy Creek, Beast of Boggy Creek, as well as the name recognition associated with the Legend of Boggy Creek, the Kickstarter had a head start.

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Hunting Monsters: Cryptozoology and the Reality Behind the Myths

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 16th, 2016

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The Loch Ness Monster, bigfoot and the yeti have long held a fascination for people the world over. Debates about their actual existence or what they might really be have continued for decades, if not centuries. Known also as cryptids, they have spawned a body of research known as cryptozoology. This entertaining book looks at the evidence of these mysterious monsters and others and explores what they might really be (if they exist at all), why they have been represented as they have and the development of cryptozoology and how it has collected data to discover more about these unknown creatures.

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iNTO THE FRAY 21 Shadows in the Woods: A Chronicle of Bigfoot in Maine archive

Posted by: Shannon LeGro on February 13th, 2016

I speak to Daniel S. Green, author of Shadows in the Woods: A Chronicle of Bigfoot in Maine. Maine has a very long history of Sasquatch sightings in the state, from mountain tops to people’s property near towns. Shadows in the Woods chronicles Maine’s rich Bigfoot record in Native American traditions and beliefs, Wild Man sightings, modern Bigfoot encounters, literary appearances of hairy man-like creatures, and strange somethings in tales and stories suggestive of Bigfoot.

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Happy 89th Birthday John Green!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 12th, 2016

Happy Birthday John from all of us at Cryptomundo!

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iNTO THE FRAY 21-Shadows in the Woods: A Chronicle of Bigfoot in Maine Reminder

Posted by: Shannon LeGro on February 11th, 2016

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Tonight I speak to Daniel S. Green, author of Shadows in the Woods: A Chronicle of Bigfoot in Maine. Maine has a very long history of Sasquatch sightings in the state, from mountain tops to people’s property near towns. Some of the first reports of Bigfoot in Maine was in the 1800’s, near the Mt. Katahdin area. The Indians from that region would call the Sasquatch there, “Pomoola” or “Injun Devil.”

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Finding Bigfoot: Bigfoot’s Maine Event

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 7th, 2016

The team travels for the first time to Maine where they split up to interview eyewitnesses and embark on multiple solo investigations. Matt records multiple Bigfoot howls, and is confident they’ve pinned down a Pine Tree State Sasquatch.

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Boggy Creek Monster Kickstarter Goes Live

Posted by: Seth Breedlove on January 31st, 2016

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The crowdfunding campaign to make the next Small Town Monsters movie is now online. The film, titled Boggy Creek Monster, will be the third in the series and focus on the long history of Southern Sasquatch reports in and around the town of Fouke, Arkansas.

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Finding Bigfoot: Search for the Yeti

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 24th, 2016

In this special episode, find out what the team thinks as they head to Nepal in search of the infamous Yeti.

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Jack Hanna Talks Bigfoot

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 22nd, 2016

Jack Hanna Talks Bigfoot with Filmmaker John Mascella for his documentary Modern Monster.

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Finding Bigfoot: Bigfoot’s Maine Event

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 10th, 2016

The team travels for the first time Maine. They split up to interview eyewitnesses and embark on multiple solo investigations. Matt records multiple bigfoot howls, and is confident they’ve pinned down a Pine Tree State Sasquatch.

Read: Finding Bigfoot: Bigfoot’s Maine Event »


Bigfoot Expert Describes Maine Bigfoot Sightings, Shows Off Evidence

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 8th, 2016

Sunday night, the Finding Bigfoot team travels to Maine and gets squatchy with Loren Coleman at his International Museum of Cryptozoology. That episode airs at 10 pm, but there are some others leading up to it, so check the local listings!

~ Cliff Barackman

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