Archive for the “Living Dinosaurs”
Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 11th, 2014
It may be the most famous one, but the long-necked moekel-mbembe, often likened to a sauropod dinosaur, is not the only mystery beast allegedly inhabiting the vast Likouala swamplands of the People’s Republic of the Congo. Less familiar but definitely no less interesting is a second major mystery beast claimed by this region’s pygmies to live here – a truly extraordinary (and exceedingly formidable) creature known to them as the emela-ntouka, or ‘killer of elephants’.
Read: The Emela-Ntouka – New Evidence for the Congo’s ‘Killer of Elephants’ »
Posted by: John Kirk on July 3rd, 2014
Posted by: Nick Redfern on June 17th, 2014
“When the Wiltshire-based host asked me to comment on the theory that the Nessies are plesiosaurs, I replied it was complete nonsense. For a second or so, there was a noticeable silence…”
Read: Nessie Is Not A Plessie »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on June 13th, 2014
The Arctic wastelands of the Yukon Territory, on the borders of Canada and Alaska, are surely the last place anyone might expect to meet a dinosaur – which is why the following case merits a prominent place among the dubitanda of cryptozoology. The extraordinary tale of the beast from Partridge Creek debuted on 15 April […]
Read: The Partridge Creek Monster – A Living Dinosaur in the Yukon? »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 27th, 2014
Numerous eyewitnesses have reported seeing a living dinosaur in the jungles of Cameroon. The locals refer to the creature as Mokele-Mbembe and it may be the last living sauropod dinosaur. The dinosaur sightings report a creature with a heavily armored body, a fringe of scales down its back, three foot circumference footprints, long neck, snake like head, a body as big as an elephant, claw-like feet and a long tail. In the MonsterQuest Episode “The Last Dinosaur”, the team goes to Africa in search of this last living dinosaur.
Read: Are Dinosaurs Really Extinct? »
Posted by: John Kirk on May 27th, 2014
I want to let you in on a great documentary series done by my mate Wayne Hall. It’s called In Search of the Congo dinosaur.
Yes, there are creationist overtones which some may not agree with, but the essence of Mokele-mbembe research is captured in this series. This is a real passion of mine and I reckon that all the deprivations that me (my) mates and I have undergone has been worth it.
Read: In Search of the Congo Dinosaur »
Posted by: John Kirk on May 9th, 2014
New findings concerning Mokele-mbembe have prompted us to launch a major expedition set for late 2014. Watch out for our crowd funding event with some great concessions, coming soon. Thanks for watching!
Read: Mokele Mbembe – A New Hunt Is On! »
Posted by: Scott Mardis on May 4th, 2014
Like many people, I’ve followed the hunts for the Loch Ness Monster, Sasquatch, and an assortment of other cryptids, over the years. Given the vastness of our largely unexplored oceans, it wouldn’t surprise me to have a supposedly extinct marine predator turn up entangled in a trawler’s net tomorrow. You just never know. ~ Max Hawthorne
Read: Q & A With Kronos Rising Author »
Posted by: Monster Island News on April 29th, 2014
For the filmmakers overseeing such a complex operation, there was perhaps nothing more challenging or exhilarating than the creation of its main event. “Toho had given us their blessing to re-envision the character, but it was equally important to us as well as Toho that Godzilla look like Godzilla,” Tull says. “We wanted to bring him into contemporary reality while not steering too far from the classic silhouette that so many of us grew up with, and Gareth and the entire team walked that line with passion and inspiration.”
Read: Godzilla – Breathing New Life into a 60-year-old Legend »
Posted by: Scott Mardis on April 28th, 2014
Freed by chance geologic events from the refuge that saved its kind 65 million years previously, a Mesozoic horror rises to engulf a quaint East Coast Florida town. An 80-foot eating machine that’s neither fish nor mammal, the relentless beast wreaks havoc in the already-complicated lives of several disparate people: a former Olympic fencing champion turned small town sheriff, a conservationist/marine biologist and a psychotic politician. Some other Mesozoic dietary staples of this monster make cameos along the way, as well as some familiar “sea monsters” of modern oceans.
Read: Reviewed: Kronos Rising »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 28th, 2014
In a spectacular reveal, Award-Winning film producer Ben Loyd Holmes (The Hike, Art Of Darkness) announces that his latest production, “The Expedition” has brought dinosaurs back from extinction!
Read: News: Dinosaurs Found Living in the Amazon »
Posted by: Scott Mardis on March 21st, 2014
“After 65 Million years, the world’s greatest predator is back…. “
Read: Kronos Rising Soon! »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 13th, 2014
Sharon Hill, geologist, skeptic, and Sounds Sciencey columnist, has given the boot (boot? Hill? Get it?) to the claims that prehistoric survivors are still roaming around causing cryptozoologists to get all excited.
Read: Putting the Kibosh on Prehistoric Survivors? »
Posted by: Scott Mardis on March 10th, 2014
“The most famous photograph has now been shown to be a fake, but could there be an unknown mammal or even reptile of large dimension swimming in a Scottish lake? Sure there could. That we don’t know about? Sure there could. Who say’s no?”
Read: Carl Sagan and the Loch Ness “Monsters” »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 10th, 2014
King Kong is set to make its return to the Universal Orlando Resort. The great ape, star of movies from the 1933 Fay Wray original to the 2005 Peter Jackson blockbuster, once made a home at Universal Studios Florida, before the Kongfrontation ride closed in 2002 to make way for the Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster. When Kong returns, it will be to Universal Orlando’s other theme park, Islands of Adventure.
Read: King Kong Returns! »