Archive for “June, 2006”

Vote the Yowie Slate In ‘08

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 21st, 2006

There is finally a political candidate we can all back, totally, and support, unconditionally. Tim the Yowie Man may be running for election in Australia in 2008. According to the media reports out of Australia for June 21, 2006, the threat is a serious one: The wrath of parents may be the least of ACT […]

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Monkey Man Is Back?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 21st, 2006

“‘Monkey man’ causes stir” announces the headline, and one might think that another possible cryptozoological wonder (at least, the more cryptid one above) was out and about again in India. But not so fast. The media report from June 21, 2006, reveals another kind of “Monkey Man,” as it turns out, unfortunately named as such. […]

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Lake Monsters Vs. Lock Monsters?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 21st, 2006

Well, not quite. The Vermont Lake Monsters lost their season opener to the Lowell Spinners. Ironically, as Loren mentioned here on Cryptomundo, the minor league hockey team in Lowell, MA is named the Lowell Loch Monsters.  So the Lake Monsters did lose in the hometown of the Lock Monsters.  And for an even stranger cryptozoological […]

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Bigfoot Not Seen Here

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 20th, 2006

The New Straits Times carries a non-Bigfoot story on June 20, 2006, entitled “Wild time in the jungle,” by Zalina Mohd Som. Even the opening summary says it all: She did not manage to see Bigfoot and his family but Zalina Mohd Som came away from Endau-Rompin National Park with lots of magical memories Don’t […]

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Narrator of The Legend of Loch Ness Dies

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 20th, 2006

Arthur Franz, a character actor whose voice will forever be remembered as the narrator of The Legend of Loch Ness, died at St. John’s Hospital in Oxnard, California, of heart failure and emphysema, on June 17, 2006, at the age of 86. The film was a 1976 documentary on the famed Scottish Lake Monsters, Nessie. […]

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Orang Pendek in Maine

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 19th, 2006

Delivered today, for inclusion in the Bates College exhibition, "Cryptozoology: Out of Time Place Scale," the Adam Davies-Andrew Sanderson-obtained Orang Pendek original cast, from September 2001. During their next expedition, they were recorded on the National Geographic Channel’s documentary, Is It Real?: Ape-Man, Episode 14, Season 2, which first aired Monday, February 27, 2006. Please […]

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Cryptomundo Attacked as Crypto-Tattler

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 19th, 2006

What does sometimes Fate Magazine skeptic Robert A. Goerman (pictured below) have against Cryptomundo and the readers of the blog here? What is with his name-calling our blog “Crypto-Tattler” and his insults to readers who have comments on new mystery photographs? We are taken aback by Goerman’s scathing posting on the Fate Magazine blog, in […]

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Flashback: Houston Bat Man

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 18th, 2006

Fifty-three years ago on this date in 1953, a mysterious encounter occurred at 118 East Third Street, Houston, Texas. The sighting will forever be characterized as the “Houston Bat Man.” Is it more bat or man? Even thoughts of Mothman flitter about, as the thing was first compared with a moth. The story has been […]

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Storsie To Resurface

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 17th, 2006

The forthcoming Storsjoyran Great Lake Festival on July 27-29, 2006, will have the local “president” Ewert Ljusberg of Jämtland making his annual speech to the region, again marked by a new imaginative and spectacular entrance. According to John Gammon’s June 17, 2006, Pollstar article, the idea is to top last year’s stunt: In 1996 [Ewert […]

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Karl Pflock’s Official Obituary

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 17th, 2006

When it was learned that Karl Pflock died recently, Cryptomundo noted his passing due to the fact he had, now and then, skeptically also tackled a few cryptozoological topics. I had corresponded with Karl during his life, and I wanted to note his departure from the scene. I have since, again, heard from his widow, […]

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Lost In The Woods: BFRO

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 17th, 2006

John Marshall, who is the Daily Breeze / asap’s sports writer based in Denver, trekked along with a recent BFRO excursion or “expedition” in Oregon. From Wednesday, June 14, through Friday, June 16, he filed news stories of his experiences with the asap. Marshall also snapped photographs, including the above photo of Matt Moneymaker calling […]

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Living Fossil Caught on Video

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 16th, 2006

David Redfield’s journey to Southeast Asia leads to live specimens of the Laotian rock rat TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The first images of a live specimen of a small, furry animal once believed to have gone extinct more than 11 million years ago have been captured during a Southeast Asian expedition led by a retired Florida […]

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Idaho Bigfoot Photo?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 16th, 2006

Is this a photo of an actual Bigfoot? Click image for full photo This image was shared by Daniel Perez of the Bigfoot Times. A reporter shot this image of what may well be Bigfoot. This picture was taken in the woods near New Meadows, Idaho in 1972. New Meadows is roughly 60 miles north […]

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Weird Travels with Bigfoot on Tonight

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 16th, 2006

For centuries, legends of hairy, apelike beasts have terrified remote regions around the globe and we’re hot on the trail to uncover the truth behind the legend of Bigfoot. Weird Travels: Bigfoot airs Friday, June 16 at 9 PM and 12 AM midnight, also again at 9 AM June 17 on the Travel Channel. All […]

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Add to Your CryptoZoo Tour

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 16th, 2006

The fossil jaw of Panthera atrox can be seen in the left hand of the Joseph Leidy statue that stands in front of The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Have you spotted any other similar hidden treasures across America or around the globe?

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