Archive for the “Thylacine”

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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Kangaroo Beer, Sasquatch Bread, and Your Footprints

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 7th, 2007

Please donate to the International Cryptozoology Museum by sending your financial gifts, unwanted or extra replica animals, and/or cryptozoology artifacts to Loren Coleman, Director, ICM, PO Box 360, Portland, ME 04112, or any fiscal contributions via PayPal to LColeman@maine.rr.com Thank you. +++++++ My birthday is on July 12th. I was born the year a Bigfoot […]

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Going Dodo Over Tassie Tiger Doodoo and Dodo Bones

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 30th, 2007

While it is a long shot, there are still people today who report sightings of Dodo birds. Needless to say, even when new fossil remains are found of these avian wonders, the media tends to go a little dodo itself. Reporter Ed Harris of Reuters learned from Julian Hume, a paleontologist at Britain’s Natural History […]

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Cryptozoo by Mail

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 23rd, 2007

Ever wanted your own personalized cryptid? Well, for twenty bucks you can have your idea envisioned by an artist who quickly draws your desire, via Monster by Mail. (See more ordering info at the bottom of this posting.) Thanks to Rogier van Bakel, I heard about this artist, Len Peralta who is in the midst […]

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