Archive for “January, 2006”

Bigfoot in Twisp… Part II

Posted by: Rick Noll on January 31st, 2006

(Led Zeppelin – What Is And What Should Never Be) The lay of the land rolled across my mind like an endless topographic map with those sporadic red and green indicator pins showing up where Bigfoot sightings and tracks had been found. Was there some common link between all these areas? We were crossing Snoqualmie […]

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Giganto: The Real King Kong DVD

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 31st, 2006

Now available exclusively on the History Channel website is Giganto: The Real King Kong on DVD. An evolutionary mystery unfolds as experts cross continents in search of an awesome creature. Scientists attempt to link fossil evidence to modern-day animals. See what is known about the ancient ape that may have inspired the legend of King […]

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Cryptozoology and Magic

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 31st, 2006

Last week, while scouring the newswires for cryptozoological news items, I came across a story about a Texas-based magician, Brian Brushwood . The following quotes piqued my interest. Then, his second hour will focus on the secrets of his magic, how to spot fakes and how to not get ripped off. Brushwood will tell the […]

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Westcoast Sasquatch Team Investigates Site of BC’s First Sasquatch Vocalizations.

Posted by: John Kirk on January 30th, 2006

Following the announcement that what may well be British Columbia’s first sasquatch vocalizations have been recorded, members of the Westcoast Sasquatch team carried out an onsite investigation of the locale where the sounds were recorded. The team comprised Thomas Steenburg, Gerry Matthews, Ken Kristian, Seb Wang and John Kirk who braved pouring rain to search […]

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Breaking News: Mokele-mbembe Sighted

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 30th, 2006

Exclusive to Cryptomundo There’s some exciting news from the Milt Marcy Expedition, now in Africa, in pursuit of the Mokele-mbembe. Word via Bill Gibbons is that Milt Marcy just emailed from Cameroon. The expedition travelled far up the Dja River and spoke to witnesses that had observed a Mokele-mbembe only two days before. Paul Ohlin, […]

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Kenneth McConnell, 54, Leader of 1996 Yeti Expedition, Dies

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 30th, 2006

Having survived near-death experiences in the Himalayas, including the near loss of a companion while they searched for the Yeti in 1996, a world-class climber dies close to home. Scottish-born mountain climber Kenneth McConnell, 54, died, Saturday, January 28, 2006, when he fell from 4170 feet tall Mount Wellington, near Hobart in Tasmania. His father […]

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ABC Ridicules Bigfoot & Travel Channel Doesn’t

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 30th, 2006

Over the weekend and into today, you’ve probably continued to read and hear a great deal about the so-called "Bigfoot" activity in Malaysia. Most of the articles have been rehashed treatments. Some have been reasonable, especially the news items written closer to the core of the activities. A few have even contained new info, as […]

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How Many Bigfoot Are There?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 30th, 2006

Tom Atzet, a retired Forest Service ecologist from Oregon wrote an excellent article concerning the problems on getting an accurate population count of animals in the wild. Typically, we count what we can see. Biologists use cameras, tracking, spotlighting and hunter success, but warn that "failing to detect" does not necessarily mean "absent." Even after […]

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Great Bear Lake Monster

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 30th, 2006

Scientific historian Will Bagley recently gave a lecture to Utah Humanities Council at Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, on the the legend of the Bear Lake Monster and other aquatic creatures in Utah. The title of his January talk was “Does the Bear Lake Monster exist?” The Giant Beaver, illustration by Harry Trumbore. From The […]

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More Good “Bigfoot” News Out of Malaysia

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 29th, 2006

One of the great things about the explosion of media interest in the "Bigfoot" stories out of Malaysia is that the papers have to come up with more and more details to keep the interest level of their articles sharp. And these news items gives us the opportunity to learn more new news, and some […]

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Giant Pacific Octopus Attacks Submarine

Posted by: John Kirk on January 29th, 2006

It was an event that truly that seemed to have leapt from the pages of an enthralling Jules Verne novel. Astonished members of a SubOceanic Sciences Canada team could hardly believe their eyes when a Seaeye Falcon remotely operated vehicle was attacked by a Pacific Giant Octopus (Octopus dofleini) off Vanocuver Island. The entire incident […]

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Sasquatch Wins At Slamdance

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 29th, 2006

The independent film that I hinted we should all watch for its impact on hominology has been declared an audience favorite during its first screenings. Slamdance Film Festival is an indie film competition held in Utah around the time as the famed Sundance Film Festival. It has, in recent years, produced winning films that go […]

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Hoan Kiem’s Giant Turtle

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 28th, 2006

In the midst of a very long article reviewing the eating establishments and the The Ho Chi Minh Museum of Hanoi, Vietnam, there’s a surprising update on the Old City’s most famous cryptid. Photograph of the Hoan Kiem Lake’s Giant Turtle. Credit Here’s what we learn from Simon Busch, in the January 28th edition […]

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Cryptomundo Wins Praise

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 28th, 2006

Cryptomundo was informed this week that we have been chosen as a Yahoo Pick! We are so proud, here’s the entire posting from Yahoo: Cryptomundo Florida Skunk Apes, West Virginia Mothmen, Texas Chupacabras … rejected expansion teams for the NFL? Think again. These creatures have never been, well, verified by the stamp of science. But […]

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Malaysia Bigfoot Expedition Delayed

Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 28th, 2006

A team of twenty scientists from Singapore has been told by government officials to delay a forthcoming expedition to find proof of the unknown hairy hominoids ("Bigfoot," to the media) being reported in the rainforests near Johor, Malaysia. News services are spreading a rather hastily and badly written dispatch today: The Singapore Paranormal Investigators (SPI) […]

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