Cryptozoologists

Barloy, Jean-Jacques

Barloy, Jean-Jacques

BARLOY, JEAN-JACQUES (1939-) With a doctorate in zoology, specializing in ornithology, Jean-Jacques Barloy is a natural history journalist and the ...
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Dmitri Bayanov

Bayanov, Dmitri

Born in Moscow, Dmitri Bayanov has emerged as the foremost living Russian cryptozoologist and hominologist. He majored in humanities at ...
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Bille, Matthew A.

Bille, Matthew A.

Matthew A. Bille with a rare Cuban ground iguana. (Tricia Childers) Editor of Exotic Zoology, Matthew A. Bille is also ...
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Clark, Eugenie

Clark, Eugenie

Eugenie Clark serves on the board of directors of the International Society of Cryptozoology. A famous diver and scientist, she ...
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Clark, James Alexander

Clark, James Alexander

CLARK. JAMES ALEXANDER (1960-1989) Jim Clark, one of British Columbia's foremost cryptozoological researchers, amassed perhaps the largest collection of sighting ...
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Clark, Ramona

Clark, Ramona

CLARK, RAMONA (1932 - 1997) Ramona Clark was one of the earliest investigators of accounts in the southern U.S. of ...
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Coleman, Loren

Coleman, Loren

Loren Coleman was born in Norfolk, Virginia, but moved when he was three months old to Decatur, Illinois, where he ...
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Corrales, Scott

Corrales, Scott

Scott Corrales, a resident of Pennsylvania, is the foremost English/ Spanish-language investigator of the Chupacabras. A translator and author, he ...
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Crook, Cliff

Crook, Cliff

Cliff Crook is the second half of a trivia question involving the movie Harry and the Hendersons, which features a ...
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Crowe, Ray

Crowe, Ray

Ray Crowe was born and raised in Oregon, serving as a weatherman for the U.S. Air Force and the U.S ...
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Dahinden, Rene

Dahinden, Rene

Born in Switzerland, Rene Dahinden moved to Canada in 1953. Two months after he arrived, he heard about the Sasquatch ...
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Dao van Tien

Dao van Tien

DAO VAN TIEN ( 1910-1995) Dao Van Tien was born in Nam Dinh City, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam, and graduated ...
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Dinsdale, Tim

Dinsdale, Tim

DINSDALE. TIM (1924- 1987) Tim Dinsdale was born into a British family in China. When his parents returned to England, ...
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Ellis, Richard

Ellis, Richard

Richard Ellis, known to most cryptozoologists through his work on the giant squid and sea monsters, is recognized in the ...
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Ernst, William "Ted"

Ernst, William “Ted”

ERNST, WILLIAM " TED" (1945- 1998) W. Ted Ernst and Robert W. Morgan incorporated the American Anthropological Research Foundation on ...
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Gaal, Arlene

Gaal, Arlene

Arlene Gaal was born and raised in a coal-mining town in southeastern British Columbia. In 1968 she and her husband, ...
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Gibbons, William

Gibbons, William

Bill Gibbons first became interested in mystery animals during his childhood years in Scotland. After watching an early movie adaptation ...
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Green, John

Green, John

John Green (1927– ) One of the leading experts on the apeman known as bigfoot or Sasquatch, John Green has ...
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Greenwell, J. Richard

Greenwell, J. Richard

J. Richard Greenwell has served as secretary of the International Society of Cryptozoology since its founding in 1982. He was ...
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Hall, Mark A.

Hall, Mark A.

Mark A. Hall, a native Minnesotan, has been intrigued by nature’s anomalies all his life. For nearly forty years he ...
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Harkness, Ruth

Harkness, Ruth

HARKNESS, RUTH (1900-1947) Ruth Harkness discovered, captured, and returned to the West with the first giant panda. In the 1930s, ...
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Heuvelmans, Bernard

Heuvelmans, Bernard

Bernard Heuvelmans, the “Father of Cryptozoology,” was born in Le Havre, France, and found he had a love of natural ...
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Huyghe, Patrick

Huyghe, Patrick

Patrick Huyghe is a science writer whose articles on cryptozoology have reached a large public through their appearance in a ...
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Keating, Donald

Keating, Donald

Donald Keating was born in Columbus, Ohio. In 1984, after reading one of John Green’s Sasquatch books, Keating became fascinated ...
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Kirk, John

Kirk, John

John Kirk is the president of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club (BCSCC), an international organization whose status has grown ...
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Krantz, Grover S.

Krantz, Grover S.

A retired anthropologist at Washington State University in Pullman, Grover S. Krantz is the author of many academic works on ...
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LeBlond, Paul H.

LeBlond, Paul H.

Paul H. LeBlond, co-leader of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club, is an oceanographer at the University of British Columbia ...
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Ley, Willy

Ley, Willy

In 1941, the young scientist and scholar Willy Ley, German-born and educated, wrote his first book in the field of ...
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Loofs-Wissowa , Helmut

Loofs-Wissowa , Helmut

Helmut Loofs-Wissowa was born in Halle, Germany, of Belgian-German-Polish ancestry. Growing up in Leipzig, he was drafted into the German ...
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Mackal, Roy P.

Mackal, Roy P.

Roy P. Mackal is a distinguished biochemist, engineer, and biologist who has spent most of his academic life at the ...
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MacKinnon, John

MacKinnon, John

John MacKinnon, discoverer of the saola and other new species from the “Lost World” of Vietnam, grew up deeply interested ...
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Mangiacopra, Gary

Mangiacopra, Gary

Gary Mangiacopra, a New Englander with a master’s degree in biology, has been interested in doing archival cryptozoological investigations since ...
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McLeod, James

McLeod, James

James McLeod founded one of the earliest university-based cryptozoology organizations, the now-defunct North Idaho College Cryptozoology Club (NICCC), located at ...
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Meldrum D. Jeffrey

Meldrum D. Jeffrey

Jeffrey Meldrum, associate professor of anatomy and anthropology at Idaho State University and affiliate curator of vertebrate palaeontology at the ...
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Morgan, Robert

Morgan, Robert

Robert Morgan was born in Canton, Ohio, and has spent most of his professional career in the film industry and ...
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BORIS F. PORSHNEV(

Porshnev, Boris F.

Boris Fedorovich Porshnev, was a Soviet historian with a particular interest in human origins, became interested in the problem of ...
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Sanderson, Ivan T.

Sanderson, Ivan T.

Sanderson, Ivan T. (1911–1973) Scottish explorer and biologist Ivan T. Sanderson was one of the founders of the discipline known ...
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Shuker, Karl P.N.

Shuker, Karl P.N.

It all began for Karl Shuker when, aged thirteen, he walked into a bookshop near his home in the West ...
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Tran Hong Viet

Tran Hong Viet

Tran Hong Viet, the chairman of the Zoology Department of Teachers Training College-Vietnam National University, has studied Vietnamese fauna for ...
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