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This Day in History: Loch Ness Monster Sighted

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 2nd, 2016

Although accounts of an aquatic beast living in Scotland’s Loch Ness date back 1,500 years, the modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news on May 2, 1933. The newspaper Inverness Courier related an account of a local couple who claimed to have seen “an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface.” The story of the “monster” (a moniker chosen by the Courier editor) became a media phenomenon, with London newspapers sending correspondents to Scotland and a circus offering a 20,000 pound sterling reward for capture of the beast.

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Loch Ness Monster 82nd Anniversary of Surgeon’s Photograph

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 21st, 2016


Today marks the 82nd anniversary of the publishing of the surgeon’s photogragh in the Daily Mail, the iconic image of the Loch Ness Monster.

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MonsterTalk: Hunting Monsters

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 10th, 2016


In Hunting Monsters, Naish takes a detailed look at some of the most classic cryptids from the field. Some famous photos are explained, some mysterious creatures are identified, and cryptozoology is examined as a social phenomena.

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Sea Monster ‘Exposed’

Posted by: Max Hawthorne on March 9th, 2016

(“Trunko” image credit: Bill Asmussen, Bill’s Hominid Artwork)

Trunko Bunko!

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Today in Bigfoot History | 2008 | Mike Rugg Exposes Pogonip Hoax

Posted by: Guy Edwards on January 20th, 2016

Today, January 20, 2008, Mike Rugg posted in his newsletter Bigfoot Discovery Project (Vol. 3 No. 9) a series of events that lead him to believe he was dealing with a hoaxer.

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Search for MONSTER hogs begins…

Posted by: Chester Moore on December 30th, 2015

Feral hogs have become a media darling with numerous television programs directed at their pursuit over the last few years.

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Newsweek: Bigfoot

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 19th, 2015


Newsweek special edition on our favorite cryptid: Bigfoot!

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Shipton Yeti Track Anniversary

Posted by: Ken Gerhard on November 10th, 2015

Now 64 years since the famous Shipton Yeti Tracks were found and photographed.

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Feral Monkeys in Texas

Posted by: Chester Moore on November 6th, 2015

In 1995, while spending time in the thorn and cactus-filled wilds of South Texas, I heard a crazy story about a bowhunter who was startled by unusual loud cries coming from the creek bottom he was hunting.

As his adrenaline production went into overload, he pondered what might be making that sound and why it was coming his direction. The sounds got louder and louder, so he readied an arrow just incase.

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Corfu Cryptid

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 28th, 2015


What is it?

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Happy 48th Patty!

Posted by: Ken Gerhard on October 20th, 2015


This image captured 48 years ago today!

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Happy Birthday Bob Gimlin!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 18th, 2015

Bob Gimlin was born in Missouri, on October 18, 1931. Today is his 84th birthday.

Happy Birthday Bob!

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Lake Monster Attacks Woman!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on October 15th, 2015

While snorkeling along the shore of Lake Champlain Cindy Captures a Close Encounter With her Go-Pro a Mythological Beast?

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Update: Mystery Creature Carcass Identified?

Posted by: Markus Hemmler on September 14th, 2015

Let me add some explanations: In general it’s obviously a larger marine creature, so I considered larger known, recent marine creatures (namely cetacean or sharks) at first for identification and not a sturgeon as suggested.

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A Manifestation of Monsters is Here!

Posted by: Karl Shuker on September 13th, 2015

I’m delighted to announce that my latest book, A Manifestation of Monsters: Examining the (Un)Usual Subjects, is now in print, published by Anomalist Books. It contains a superb foreword by my good friend and fellow cryptozoologist Ken Gerhard, and its front cover is sumptuously illustrated with a truly spectacular cryptozoological painting by hugely-talented artist Michael J. Smith that directly inspired me to write this book.

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