Gibbons, William

Bill Gibbons first became interested in mystery animals during his childhood years in Scotland. After watching an early movie adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World, the young Gibbons wondered if perhaps there really are living dinosaurs, or at least animals very much like them, alive in the remote areas of our planet. His curiosity eventually resulted in two major expeditions to the Congo, in 1985-86 and 1992, in search of Mokele·mbembe.

Two other field investigations were conducted on the island of Mauritius in the southern Indian Ocean in 1990 and 1997, after two European visitors claimed dodo sightings. Operation Congo III and Project Dodo ill are currently under development. Gibbons has set as his goal to go on one cryptozoology expedition per year, for the next decade. Gibbons is pursuing a doctorate in cultural anthropology from Warnborough College in England and is working on a series of cryptozoology books.

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The Encyclopedia of Loch Monsters,Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and Other Authentic Mysteries of Nature
Written by Loren Coleman and Jerome Clark – Copyright 1999 Loren Coleman and Jerome Clark

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