Archive for “June, 2008”

Massacre At Bluff Creek: Saturday Talk

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 24th, 2008

The Western Bigfoot Society of Oregon is announcing they will have a talk this coming Saturday, June 28th, by Joe Beelart who will explain his theory on “Massacre At Bluff Creek.” Beelart will base his ideas on recent photos released by MK Davis at the WBS meeting. The items he will be considering, among others, […]

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Longing for Linsangs

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 24th, 2008

What is one of the world’s rarest carnivores? It’s the linsang. But what’s a linsang? Of the figurine collection above, can you pick out the linsang? (The answer is below, as I share images of almost a dozen of these animal replicas for this discussion, in the last third of this posting.) During my trek […]

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Champ Enthusiast Off To China

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 24th, 2008

Cryptozoology will soon have another friend in China. Champ enthusiast, Winooski (Vermont) native and Brandeis University student Eli Harrington will leave Friday, June 27, 2008, for an eight-week internship at Voice of America’s Beijing bureau and will likely report on activities at the Summer Olympics. Maybe he’ll report on the Yeren too? Or those mysterious […]

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Happy St. John’s Day

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 24th, 2008

St. John’s Day The date June 24 is one tied to some of the weirdest happenings. Enjoy the day, and keep a watch out for the unusual to occur. What’s that behind you? Here is a rundown of some previous events on this day: Knights Templars display “Mysterious Head” at Poitiers (1308). Founding of the […]

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$400 Reward For $100 Bigfoot

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 23rd, 2008

There is a strong woman involved in this update to my earlier “Sasquatch Statue Stolen” posting. Nicole Hosack, the owner of Niki’s Quick Six is trying hard to get her hubbie’s Sasquatch back. She has created her own website with links ~ she left out Cryptomundo, humm ~ and a bit of new info. Her […]

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Panther Researcher Dies In Plane Crash

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 23rd, 2008

An internationally known expert on the endangered Florida and cryptid eastern panthers, David Maehr, 52, died young, doing what he loved, looking for wildlife. The University of Kentucky associate professor was killed on Friday, June 13, 2008, when the single-engine Piper Cub airplane he was riding in crashed mid-day near Placid Lakes Airport in central […]

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Wild Yangtze Alligator Rediscovered in Anhui

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 23rd, 2008

Fishermen in the eastern province of Anhui (near Hefei) have found a wild Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis), which is being called a living fossil, and tracks of another, local authorities said on Monday, June 23, 2008. The Chinese or Yangtze alligator is native only to China. It is smaller than the other alligator species, the […]

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Skeptic Questions Patterson Bigfoot Tracks

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 23rd, 2008

Talking of the photographs above, the so-called “Bigfoot Skeptic” this month writes: These are the tracks that Patterson claimed the Bigfoot made from his famous 1967 film. Notice the toes. How smooth and perfectly shaped they are. Also notice that despite the deep impression of the foot, the only part of the toe that shows […]

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Cape Cod Gator

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 23rd, 2008

On Sunday, June 22, 2008, Massachusetts got into the out-of-place alligator business. Welcome to another summer of errant crocs in North America! Barnstable police and Barnstable Natural Resource officer responded to a Hyannis resident who reported finding an alligator resting under his car, on Hiramar Road. The animal was described as 3-feet in length and […]

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Neosho Black Panther: A Leopard

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 22nd, 2008

A Newton County, Missouri, sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a large, black, declawed cat, which turned up in a residential yard on May 19, 2008. The cat was a young male whose body was approximately 3 feet long and weighed 40 pounds. Its age was estimated at six months. An initial examination showed the claws […]

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What Is Yowie?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 22nd, 2008

Allegedly, this is an artist’s impression of the Yowie. What is happening here? Are folks saying that the Yowie is nothing more than an Australian form of Bigfoot? What kind of beast is the Yowie? First, a little introduction to why I am asking… The Ray Wallace-created wooden tool, above, is compared with an often-published […]

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Chicago River Gator

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 21st, 2008

On June 20, 2008, the alligator above was caught in a branch of the Chicago River, Illinois; it measured 4½ feet long and about 45 pounds. The alligator was found in the Bubbly Creek, in a woodsy area near 37th Street and Racine Avenue, which at one time was one of the dirtiest parts of […]

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Cryptid Jaguarundi Research

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 21st, 2008

Mystery felid cryptozoologist Dave Pelley writes Cryptomundo that his research on the cryptid jaguarundi (Puma yaguarondi) in Florida is ongoing. Pelley shares this update: I’ve been hot on the trail of the Florida jaguarundi for about a year now, and I think we are darn close to getting proof that a sizable population exists here […]

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Creature Creator’s Cryptids

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 21st, 2008

The following is a guest blog from Miguel Romero, a.k.a Red Pill Junkie, and Cryptomundo appreciates his insights into this speciality topic: Electronic Arts (EA), one of the biggest developers of videogames in the world, is about to release the much anticipated Spore, created by Will Wright, the man behind the acclaimed SIMs titles that […]

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Cryptid Giant Snake Shot & Sank

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 21st, 2008

Chad Arment, author of Boss Snakes: Stories and Sightings of Giant Snakes in North America, passes along this intriguing new case. The python [sic – no actual scientific identification occurred] snake that was spotted on Lake Sinclair [Georgia, USA] earlier this spring [2008] was killed by a Putnam County Sheriff’s Department deputy last Thursday [apparently […]

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