Archive for “July, 2006”

Horror of Being Hoaxed

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 27th, 2006

What happens, in terms of fear, paranoia, sharing, betray, and disgust, when a regular kind of Midwestern guy is tricked into having an incredible nighttime sighting of Sasquatch? Kent Ballard of Brazil, Indiana, gives permission to share the following story of his being hoaxed and what follows in the wake of such an incident. It […]

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Cryptomundo Exclusive: Thylacine Photos

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 27th, 2006

Aussie cryptozoologist Mike Williams shares the photos with the readers of Cryptomundo. Finally found the thylacine photos with the story. Thought you might like to use it on your blog. The majority of the newpaper text is under the photos. I don’t believe the photos have ever appeared online together before.!! The photos were released […]

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“Chimp” With Club Update

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 26th, 2006

= Misidentified Bigfoot? The Cryptomundo story on July 25th, California "Chimp" With Club: Is It Bigfoot?, was picked up by such outlets as The Anomalist and Boing Boing. The story now has jumped to the wire services, with UPI sending it around the world (from India to Florida) for Wednesday, July 26. In Monday’s 4:30 […]

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Lawndale’s Big Birds

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 26th, 2006

Lawndale’s big bird returns – in print by Erin Clark The Lincoln (Illinois) Courier Lawndale resident Marlon Lowe traveled nearly 40 yards – by bird. The then 10-year-old was picked up in giant talons and nearly carried away 29 years ago today. According to The Courier’s account from July 26, 1977, two birds with wingspans […]

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Late Breaking News! On The Air…

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 25th, 2006

I will be interviewed live on the Lou Gentile Show tonight from 7-9 PM Central. I will be talking about Bigfoot in particular and cryptozoology in general. You can tune in and listen to the live streaming audio from the website at 

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Dr. Carrington of The Thing Dies

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 25th, 2006

The mad scientist, Dr. Carrington, in the 1951 Howard Hawks’ horror thriller, The Thing, has died. The Los Angeles Times reports that Robert Cornthwaite, 89, “a character actor whose more than 50-year career in theater, films and television included roles in classic thrillers and thrilling classics…died of natural causes Thursday (July 20, 2006) at the […]

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Bigfoot: Legend Meets Science

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 25th, 2006

There’s another Bigfoot talk that has popped up on the radar. It occurs Wednesday, July 26, 2006, in the Lake Oroville area of California. At the end here is the press information on the lecture, which appears to be taking a lead from the now popular "Legend Meets Science" moniker that is becoming overused in […]

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Update: Stuffed Sasquatch Auction

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 25th, 2006

Well, the auction ended, and apparently the winner isn’t donating it to the soon to be Texas Bigfoot Museum. At least not that I have heard… The winning bidder got the Sasquatch bust for $686.01. A bargain at twice the price…  Turn to the right. Turn to the left.

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New Giant Peccary

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2006

I’ve always liked the idea that a man named Ralph Wetzel discovered one of the newest large mammal species, the Chacoan peccary, quite recently. In Cryptozoology A to Z, I wrote: This “rangy big pig,” as University of Connecticut biology professor Ralph M. Wetzel characterized his 1974 discovery, was a big surprise – a Pleistocene […]

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Update: Mystery Flying Cryptid

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2006

This is the original uncropped photograph. Thanks to beautifu11ybroken and Iggy Makarevich for their separate assistance in obtaining this. Does the full-framed photo give some more helpful insights into what this might be? For more details on this photograph, please see the previous posting on the Mystery Flying Cryptid Photo.

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More From

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 24th, 2006

As was speculated in my post here on Cryptomundo, it looks like the website is passing off hoaxed and misleading information. Here is photo taken from the site, from their Bigfoot Footprints page. This was my grandfather’s first bigfoot footprint captured in plaster from around 1962. It was taken in Coshocton, Ohio near a […]

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Mystery Flying Cryptid Photo

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 23rd, 2006

Cropped and unidentified versions of the above photograph have been floating around the internet, sparingly. I noticed one used in conjuction with the Ropen press release. It clearly seemed out of context, but nevertheless worthy of further examination. Cryptomundo reader Brian Gaugler tracked it down to the files, and located the text of the […]

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Twins Separated at Birth?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 23rd, 2006

When Benjamin Radford, managing editor of the Skeptical Inquirer was in San Antonio to speak at the Institute of Texan Cultures on June 3rd, I mentioned to him that he looked very similar to Matt Crowley. I even joked that maybe they were twins, separated at birth. I also joked that since they had not […]

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Update: New York Bigfoot Photos

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 22nd, 2006

Ben Radford supplied the following photos from his onsite investigation of the Hans Mobius Bigfoot photos. The text is Ben’s from the email that he sent.  Click on image for full-size version These two photos were taken at the Mobius farm Bigfoot site about a week after the sighting and photos were taken. During investigations, […]

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Comic Con: Skinwalkers

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 21st, 2006

Werewolves are popping up all over. You merely have to go to any theater and find one. There is, for example, Scrunt, a werewolf-like creature, in M. Night Shyamalan’s new Lady in the Water. One of Linda Godfrey’s good illustrations of you-know-what. Reporting from 2006 San Diego Comic-Con, Day One, on Friday July 21st, Dark […]

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