When Turtles Fly

Posted by: Nick Redfern on June 17th, 2012

And we have yet another fine post from Dr. Karl Shuker, one that begins in truly eye-opening style:

“How often is it that when pursuing one line of investigation, a second, wholly unrelated but equally interesting one presents itself and is so captivating that to ignore it would be entirely futile? So it was when I began to seek out information concerning a truly extraordinary illustration of supposed flying turtles native to Henan in China, which appeared in German Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher’s tome China Illustrata (1667).”

Flying turtles?! Well, read on…

Nick Redfern About Nick Redfern
Punk music fan, Tennents Super and Carlsberg Special Brew beer fan, horror film fan, chocolate fan, like to wear black clothes, like to stay up late. Work as a writer.

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