Archive for the “Proto-Pygmies”
Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 12th, 2014
In my previous ShukerNature blog article on Cryptomundo, I documented a remarkable drawing by the late artist Jean Claude Thibault, a Frenchman resident for many years in the Central African Republic (CAR). It depicts what appears to be the mysterious emela-ntouka or ‘killer of elephants’ – a horned aquatic cryptid also reported elsewhere in Africa under such names as the chipekwe and irizima. Moreover, this was just one of four pictures depicting intriguing CAR entities that had been drawn by Thibault (sometime during the early 1990s or late 1980s).
Read: Bird-Headed Fish-Men and Pig-Riding Man-Beasts »
Posted by: Adam Davies on March 21st, 2014
Two of the most common questions I am asked are: “Do the hominids you have looked for use tools or fire?” and “Are they relic Neanderthals?”
I thought I would combine the two questions to make some observations for your consideration. These are based on my experience of looking for tangible evidence in Nepal, Sumatra, China, Russia, India, Mongolia and the U.S.A.
Read: Hairy Hominids: Tool or Fire Users? »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on December 5th, 2013
Do undiscovered mini-man-beasts inhabit the tiny Indonesian island of Flores? Is a king cheetah depicted in an Indian painting from the Mughal Empire? How can the diversity of lake monsters in Spain be explained? What is the identity of a controversial African ape called the koolookamba?
Read: Volume 2 of the Journal of Cryptozoology is Here! »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 1st, 2013
Bored of the usual old routine? Feel like doing something really spectacular?
Why not join the cryptozoologist ranks and head on a trip across the globe in search of the most elusive, what some would even call mythological creatures.
Read: African Cryptotourism »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 15th, 2013
“One can’t be of an enquiring and experimental nature, and still be very sensible.” – Charles Fort, Wild Talents (1932).
Read: Elfland and Melonheads »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 10th, 2013
Fortean and funny but there’s a hidden cryptid report here too.
Read: What? Smurfs in Oz? »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 1st, 2013
#OompaLoompas #MonstersOfMassachusetts #BreakingNews
Read: Of Pukwudgees and Ooompa Loompas: Welcome 2013 »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 21st, 2012
#LittlePeople #Mayans #Slaves
Read: Did Mayans Keep Aluxob As Slaves? »
Posted by: mystery_man on October 27th, 2012
In World War II Japanese forces were spread too far flung islands throughout the Pacific theater. These remote, exotic new locales occasionally presented strange, unknown creatures. Let’s take a crypto tour of some of these cryptozoological mysteries.
Read: World War II Cryptids Of The Pacific »
Posted by: mystery_man on October 26th, 2012
A strange account from World War II. Here I revisit a case I have written of before that has always intrigued me.
Read: The Curious Case Of The Orang Ikan »
Posted by: mystery_man on October 3rd, 2012
On the island of Amami Oshima (Amami big island), there have long been stories of a hairy, monkey-like creature known as the Kenmun. Let us now take a look into these tropical southern islands of Japan, and the mysteries they hide. Amami Oshima is the largest island in the Amami chain of islands, in the […]
Read: Japanese Hominid Files 4- The Kenmun »
Posted by: mystery_man on September 30th, 2012
On the island of Hokkaido, in the cold northern reaches of the Japanese archipelago, the indigenous Ainu people too have their long traditions of an ancient race of dwarf-like people thought to have inhabited the land long before humans arrived. Does Japan have its own race of proto-pygmies?
Read: Japanese Hominid Files 3- The Koropokkuru »
Posted by: mystery_man on September 24th, 2012
One of the most well known cryptids of Japan is a mysterious, bipedal water dwelling creature known as the Kappa.
Read: Japanese Hominid Files 2- The Kappa »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 25th, 2012
Drawing: The Field Guide to Bigfoot and Other Mystery Primates.
They are said to be “quite violent.”
Read: Have Vietnam’s Wildmen Killed Humans? »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 22nd, 2012
#BreakingNews #Eyewitness #Leprechauns #Seattle
There was an entire group of them.
Read: The Leprechauns of Belltown »