Archive for the “Thylacine”

Thylacine Videos

Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 10th, 2007

In Australia, as it turns out, there are many borderline good videos that may show evidence of the survival of the thylacine. Are some of these not merely dingo? Do I see some striping on the rear quarters of these animals? Are any of these the “Patterson-Gimlin film” of a thylacine? You be the judge. […]

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Thylacines and More

Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 9th, 2007

Can we find any of these? Are some of the “extinct animals” merely today’s cryptids? Is this footage of a Thylacine? Compare it with all the known footage of living thylacines.

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Megalania

Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 9th, 2007

Does a Komodo Dragon-type monitor roam the fringes of the Outback of Australia? Is there a surviving population of a huge species of the family Varanidae in Oz? Rex Gilroy thinks so, and he rolls the name off his tongue with ease, Megalania, the man eating giant lizard:

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Cryptid: Code Beyond Cryptozoology

Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 5th, 2007

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts held their Twenty-First Annual Conference in Portland, Maine, on November 1-4, 2007. It was called SLSA ’07: CODE. The conference was intellectually stimulating and extremely academic. One paper read told of ground-breaking implications for cryptozoology, as the term “cryptid” explodes beyond the boundaries of our field. But […]

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Yahoo Picks Cryptomundo

Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 1st, 2007

The following is up and active on the Yahoo home page. Click on the direct link below noted at their “Cryptomundo” title for all of the hyperlinks Yahoo has added to the exchange. This is a direct copy of their interview, which they have given me permission to post. I added a few familiar Cryptomundo […]

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In Pursuit of Cryptozoology

Posted by: Loren Coleman on October 4th, 2007

You have many choices of events to attend during the last quarter of 2007. Here are some visual reminders of the upcoming end of the year Cryptozoology conferences: Saturday, December 1, 2007, “Introduction to Cryptozoology,” Mythic Creatures, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, New York. The AMNH model of Gigantopithecus is part of […]

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Cryptozoology’s Subdivisions

Posted by: Loren Coleman on September 19th, 2007

Yep, that’s me. Getting carried away with my passion for all things cryptozoological. I noticed today on the web that one of those “ask” sites had this question: “What are the different fields in Cryptozoology?” This was their “Best Answer – Chosen By Voters” – to wit – “Cryptozoology is a branch of zoology; I […]

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EuroCryptozoo Conference

Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 31st, 2007

We shall be conducting our 7th European symposium at Engreux (in Ardennes, south of Belgium) between Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 2007. The theme is “Unknown Animals, New Discoveries and Biodiversity.” Pr. Franco Tassi (Center of Appennins Studies, ex-director of Abruzzo National Park – Italy), Dr. Enrico Migliaccio (BRAMEA – Museo di Scienze Naturali […]

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Steve Irwin’s Thylacine Hunt

Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 29th, 2007

Sadly, the world lost the Crocodile Hunter almost a year ago. The anniversary is approaching quickly. Feelings are still stirred by how Steve Irwin (February 22, 1962 – September 4, 2006) died and that he left the Earth too quickly. Intriguingly, here we are again talking about Steve and one of his quests that overlapped […]

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Cryptotourism: Tassie Hunting

Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 22nd, 2007

The last documented thylacine – Tasmanian tiger – died at Hobart Zoo in September 1936, and the species was declared “presumed extinct” in 1986. But is it? Travel anywhere on Tasmania’s west coast and you will meet locals who tell tales of some of the 4000 claimed sightings of the mystifying marsupials over the past […]

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What’s On Your Lesser-Known Cryptids List?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 12th, 2007

What are the lesser-known cryptids that you know about, that you are pursuing, and/or that you feel should get more attention? Nowadays, it is easy to come up with a list of popular well-known cryptids. Click on this one of the top 50 here, to see what I mean. But we all know there are […]

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Homo pongoides Emerges From Lausanne

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 31st, 2007

The following images are more photographs being shared from the inside of “The Department of Cryptozoology B. Heuvelmans, Museum of Zoology, Lausanne, Switzerland.” This location is the sanctuary for Bernard Heuvelmans’ collection of books, paintings, and raw materials, detailing his years of cryptozoology research and gathering of cryptid data. Today, you can more clearly seen […]

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Heuvelmans Files

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 25th, 2007

The following images are the first ones I have seen of the inside of “The Department of Cryptozoology B. Heuvelmans, Museum of Zoology, Lausanne, Switzerland.” This location is now the sanctuary for Bernard Heuvelmans’ collection of books, paintings, and raw material detailing his years of cryptozoology research and gathering of cryptid data. These photographs were […]

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How Big is the Cryptozoology Community?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 19th, 2007

My late friend, colleague, and mentor, Ivan T. Sanderson, shown above with a lemur in his private zoo, was one of the first in America to try to organize those interested in cryptozoology into a formal “society.” What does his legacy look like today? Matt Bille asked me a simple question: “How big is the […]

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Speaking at Ft. Knox Faire, July 21-22

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 10th, 2007

Loren Coleman to Keynote Fort Knox Faire On July 21 and 22, Saturday and Sunday, at the Psychic and Paranormal Faire, meet with people who share an interest in or a belief in things unusual. This unique event features renowned cryptozoologist and author Loren Coleman, as well as performers, psychics, ghost hunters and dowsers. Informational […]

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