Archive for “May, 2008”

Mega Hog or Mega Hoax?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 28th, 2008

The new season of “MonsterQuest” airs on Wednesday night, May 28, 2008, with their lead-off program, “Mega Hog.” (Check your local listings.) Here is the program overview: “Do wild hogs in the United States grow to monstrous sizes? Many think so. In Georgia an 1100 pound hog was shot and killed, and in Texas beasts […]

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Michigan Eagle Attack

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 27th, 2008

Something seems to be in the air about animal attack stories, and I’ll have more to say on that later. In the meantime, here’s another breaking story about a new one. An 11-year-old boy has been injured when an eagle attacked him during a walk through the woods in near Copemish, Manistee County, Michigan. Radio […]

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New Murder Theory: Killed By Owl?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 27th, 2008

Strix varia A former neighbor of a Durham, North Carolina, man convicted of his wife’s murder claims the death was not caused by a human, but rather by an aggressive owl. Larry Pollard claims his deceased neighbor Kathleen Peterson was killed by an owl attack in December 2001, not by her husband, novelist Mike Peterson, […]

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Monster Quest II

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 27th, 2008

It is Tuesday, May 27, 2008, and the History Channel, on behalf of “Monster Quest II,” is here in Portland, Maine, with a film producer and crew today to digitally film interviews with me about cryptozoology, in the context of a five hour tour of the International Cryptozoology Museum. Their snippets of the interviews, b-roll, […]

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Urban Legend True: Scorpion Stings Wal-Mart Shopper

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 26th, 2008

Everyone thinks they are merely urban legends. You know the ones about the tarantula in the grapes and the scorpion in the bananas? Well, sometimes they are based in reality. The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, West Virginia, reported on May 26, 2008, that a scorpion stung a girl at one of the state’s Wal-Marts. A family […]

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Titanic Mission Mirrors Cryptozoo Spying

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 26th, 2008

I’ve written before about the mixing of Yeti expeditions and spy missions by Nazis, Tom Slick, Edmund Hillary, and as hidden in other links. If by land, such covert cover missions also happen in the water, as well. The Times of London revealed over the weekend that Bob Ballard has come forth to tell that […]

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Fantastic Flight of Flying Fish Filmed

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 26th, 2008

With all the talk of how difficult it is to film cryptids, occasionally it is good to point out that several species of animals do not exactly allow themselves to be filmed/photographed easily. This week flying fish are all the rage in a new video posted on the Internet. A Japanese TV crew has filmed […]

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Bigfoot Film Controversy Stirs New Interest

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 25th, 2008

On Saturday, May 17, 2008, in Ohio, Don Keating hosted a Bigfoot meeting with approximately 450 people in attendance. M. K. Davis gave one of his few public lectures in recent years. Jeff Meldrum, recently returned from a new “Monster Quest” shoot in China, spoke. Other folks, like Eric Altman, talked of local sightings. The […]

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New Evidence of Yeren

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 25th, 2008

At Don Keating’s Ohio Bigfoot Conference last weekend, the M. K. Davis presentations on the Patterson-Gimlin footage and the furor caused in the wake of the “Patty was shot” theory were not all that happened there. One presenter’s recent activities were overshadowed by the Davis “massacre theory.” That specifically was the news shared by Jeff […]

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The Clandestine Bigfoot Massacre Meeting

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 24th, 2008

“Back and to the left, back and to the left”! Gary the Cat, May 22, 2008. I would like to pass along my thoughts concerning the meeting with MK and others after the Ohio conference since I had the opportunity to attend this clandestine meeting. Actually, the meeting was held in a corner section of […]

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Top 10 New Species of Old and Recent Discoveries

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 24th, 2008

The above is a new species with the common name of the “shocking pink dragon millipede” and the scientific Latin name of Desmoxytes purpurosea. It was first found on 28 August 2006, and first described in Zootaxa 1563: 31–36, 2007. It’s May. The end of May 2008. But apparently there is one more “top ten […]

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China’s Oldest Panda Dies

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 23rd, 2008

Giant pandas are one of the “classic animals of discovery” in cryptozoology. Taotao, at 36, China’s oldest captive panda and the enduring favorite of millions of visitors to Shandong Province’s Jinan Zoo, died Wednesday, May 22, 2008, following a battle against old age and illness, China News Service reported. Only a few weeks ago, it […]

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Indiana Mystery Canids Video

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 23rd, 2008

David Shetley has posted for Cryptomundo the following news video on YouTube of the Gatchel, Indiana, mystery canids. The on-camera reporter warns you it is graphic. After what you’ve all gone through this week at Cryptomundo (black panther killings, the Bigfoot massacre theory, and now this mystery pack of canids being killed), you may find […]

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Controversial Bigfooter Answers Cryptomundo

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 23rd, 2008

In an elegantly simple, but insightful concluding paragraph, blogsquatcher may have summed up the feelings overwhelming many of us as this turmoil-filled week draws to an end. Has he illuminated the heart of darkness danger in what is unfolding within the subfield of P/G footage hominology with these words? Blogsquatcher wrote: You’ll ultimately have to […]

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Mystery Canids Killed

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 23rd, 2008

In the wake of the mystery “black panther” being killed in Missouri comes a news item out of Indiana of the killing of a pack of mystery canids this week. The story broke late last night, May 22, 2008. The event occurred at Gatchel, which is a little unincorporated town in Perry County, Indiana, sitting […]

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