Miscellaneous

"Lost World" of Vietnam

“Lost World” of Vietnam

In July 1992, global news organizations introduced everyone to the startling discovery of a so-called lost world of animals living ...
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British  Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club

British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club

Founded in 1989 by writer James A. Clark, marine biologist Paul LeBlond, and television documentarian John Kirk, the British Columbia ...
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Chambers Affair

Chambers Affair

For years, a rumor has circulated that John Chambers, famed Academy Award-winning Hollywood special effects man, manufactured the suit allegedly ...
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Chupacabras

Chupacabras

The single most notable cryptozoological phenomenon of the past decade is undoubtedly the chupacabras (“Goatsucker”) of Hispanic America. The legend ...
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coelacanth

Coelacanth

A few coelacanths are displayed in natural history museums around the world, like this one in Chicago’s Field Museum. (Loren ...
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Cryptid

Cryptid

“Cryptid” is a relatively new word used among professionals and laypeople to denote an animal of interest to cryptozoology. John ...
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Giant Forest Hog

Giant Forest Hog

In 1904 zoologists were surprised at the discovery of the giant forest hog (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni), only three years after the ...
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Giant Monkey

Giant Monkey

Reports from around the globe describe what appear to be enormous monkeys. Asians give the name for the mountain range ...
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Goblin Universe

Goblin Universe

The phrase Goblin Universe" is often applied to the earth's supernatural and otherwise esoteric residents. Long ago classification systems were ...
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Goblin Universe

Goblin Universe

The phrase “Goblin Universe” is often applied to the earth’s supernatural and otherwise esoteric residents. Long ago classification systems were ...
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Grimm, Jack

Grimm, Jack

GRIMM, JACK (1925-1998) Jack Grimm, who came to be known through media stories about his “quixotic quests” to find Bigfoot, ...
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Hall, Dennis Jay

Hall, Dennis Jay

HALL, DENNIS JAY (1956-) Dennis Jay Hall was born in Middlebury, Vermont. In 1973, he was elected president of the ...
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Hominology

Hominology

Hominology is an important subcategory of cryptozoology that deserves a moment of explanation. Russian researcher Dmitri Bayanov coined the word ...
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Indonesian Coelacanths

Indonesian Coelacanths

To the considerable surprise of Western scientists at least, a second population of coelacanths has been discovered off the coast ...
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International Society of Cryptozoology

International Society of Cryptozoology

Founded in January 1982 at a gathering held at the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution and ...
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Koffmann, Marie-Jeanne

Koffmann, Marie-Jeanne

Born in France, Marie-Jeanne Koffmann spent most of her life in the U.S.S.R., as a surgeon at Moscow hospitals and ...
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Lawndale Incident

Lawndale Incident

The Lawndale, Illinois, incident is among the most important avian cryptozoological events ever to have been investigated. It is a ...
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Olgoi-Khorkhoi

Olgoi-Khorkhoi

OLGOI-KHORKHOI A mysterious, deadly creature called Olgoi-Khorkhoi, also known as the Mongolian death worm, reportedly lives in the Gobi Desert ...
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