Archive for the “Out of Place”
Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 23rd, 2013
“…As you negotiate a sharp bend – a bend you have traveled on probably hundreds of occasions and one which is particularly dense with tree cover – you slow down and turn on your high beams to help illuminate the blackness that beckons. Suddenly, your eyes become hypnotized by something incredible on the right-side of the road…”
Read: An Alien Big Cat in the Woods »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on May 11th, 2013
Things are rarely what they seem in cryptozoology, as epitomised by the following case investigated by me.
Read: A Celtic Capybara?? I Don’t Think So!! »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on May 1st, 2013
Pierre Sonnerat was a famous 18th-Century French explorer and naturalist. As will be revealed here in the following ShukerNature post of mine, however, he was also a blatant hoaxer – confirmed by the curious case of New Guinea’s non-existent penguins, and kookaburra. “Pierre Sonnerat’s publications include Voyage à la Nouvelle-Guinée (1776), documenting an expedition that he […]
Read: Sonnerat’s Non-Existent Penguins (and Kookaburra) of New Guinea »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on April 28th, 2013
I am delighted to say that from now on, all of my cryptozoology-related ShukerNature blog posts will be introduced and directly linked here on Cryptomundo. As a longstanding fan and follower of Cryptomundo, I consider this to be a great honour for me, and am exceedingly grateful to Craig Woolheater for enabling this to happen.
Read: Seeking Secretary Birds in Southeast Asia »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on April 24th, 2013
“…there are other categories of animal that, for some – but certainly not all – creature-seekers also play a role in how we define Cryptozoology. They are the out of place animals…”
Read: In Search of America’s Camels »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 29th, 2013
“…Dorset legends tell of Woodwoses inhabiting the woods of Yellowham Hill, which is located near to the town of Dorchester. The creatures had the regular habit of abducting young girls from the nearby villages, many of whom supposedly ended up pregnant during their time spent in the company of the Woodwose…”
Read: A British Baby Bigfoot? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 28th, 2013
A 10th anniversary looms large for something in the water…
Read: A Terror of the Deep at 10 »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 22nd, 2013
“…the brown cat-like creature appeared to have been taken by surprise by her car…”
Read: A New UK Mystery Cat »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 14th, 2013
“…one of the most important cryptozoological and Fortean books of all time…”
Read: Neil Arnold and Wildman »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 3rd, 2013
It’s three-feet tall and it’s running wild! Juvenile Sasquatch perhaps?
Read: Monkey on the Loose! »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on January 28th, 2013
The life of a cryptozoologist doesn’t just resolve around quests to find Bigfoot, lake-monsters, the Chupacabras, the Abominable Snowman, or sea-serpents. Sometimes, it involves a search for known animals seen in locations in which they have no business hanging out.
Read: Boar to be Wild »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 15th, 2012
For decades, people all across the United Kingdom – from the cold northern realms of Scotland to the southern-most borders of England – have reported sightings of large cats, very often the size of mountain-lions and equally often completely black in color.
Read: Seeking Britain’s Big Cats »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 10th, 2012
“…one hairy read that should not be missed…”
Read: Neil Arnold: Wildman Comments »
Posted by: mystery_man on December 7th, 2012
Something strange is said to lurk in the depths of Otori-ike Lake in Japan. What sort of monstrous fish inhabits this remote body of water?
Read: The Takitaro »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on December 6th, 2012
A couple of people have asked me what kinds of cases and theories for the British Bigfoot appear in my new book, Wildman!, which is the first full-length study of the phenomenon of hairy man-beasts in the UK. Well, the easiest way to answer that question of cases and theories, is to share with you the “Contents” list…
Read: Wildman! – The Contents »