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The owhuama is a cryptid reported from the Venezuelan Amazon, considered to be the Yanomami people's version of the mapinguari, which has itself been reported from the Venezuelan-Brazilian border region.
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THE GONZO BLOG DOO-DAH MAN IS OVER THER, OR MIGHT BE SOMEWHERE ELSE - Unknown - 2021/06/24 12:39

 The Gonzo Daily: Thursdayhttp://www.gonzomultimedia.co.uk/about.html['Will sprawl, now that the heat of day is best,Flat on his belly in the pit's much mire,With elbows wide, fists clenched to prop h...

BIG CAT ROUND UP - Liv McCarthy - 2021/06/24 08:41

 The hunt for British Big Cats attracts far more newspaper-column inches than any other cryptozoological subject. There are so many of them now that we feel that they should be archived by us in some...

NEWS FROM NOWHERE: Thursday - Unknown - 2021/06/23 23:30

ON THIS DAY IN - 1314 - Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce won over Edward II of England at the Battle of Bannockburn in Scotland.And now some more recent news from the CFZ NewsdeskTortoise in a...

THE GONZO BLOG DOO-DAH MAN IS HAPPY - Unknown - 2021/06/23 10:07

 The Gonzo Daily: Wednesdayhttp://www.gonzomultimedia.co.uk/about.htmlToday is not a very nice day. Graham, Carl, and Sarah are sorting out all of Corinna’s things from her old Welsh dresser. Olivia i...

BIG CAT ROUND UP - Liv McCarthy - 2021/06/23 08:42

 The hunt for British Big Cats attracts far more newspaper-column inches than any other cryptozoological subject. There are so many of them now that we feel that they should be archived by us in some...
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AN UNDULATION OF SEA SERPENTS, AND OTHER COLLECTIVE NOUNS FOR CRYPTIDS AND MYTHICAL BEASTS - Dr Karl Shuker - 2021/06/24 21:27

 My newly-acquired copy of a fascinating book that I've been seeking for years – An Unkindness of Ravens: A Book of Collective Nouns by Chloe Rhodes, first published in 2014 by Michael O'Mara Books Li...

THE DINOSAURS OF CRYSTAL PALACE - VISITING LONDON'S LOST WORLD. Part 3: THE RAVAGES OF TIME, AND AN AMERICAN DREAM DESTROYED - Dr Karl Shuker - 2021/06/22 21:44

 The dream that died – a 19th-Century engraving depicting Hawkins's planned Palaeozoic Museum for New York City; how magnificent it would have been (public domain) In Parts 1 and 2 of this ShukerNatur...

THE DINOSAURS OF CRYSTAL PALACE - VISITING LONDON'S LOST WORLD. Part 2: WELCOME TO THE AGE OF REPTILES! - Dr Karl Shuker - 2021/06/21 22:40

 The Crystal Palace dinosaurs, in Views of the Crystal Palace and Park, Sydenham (1854), by Matthew Digby Wyatt with P.H. Delamotte (public domain) Yesterday, in Part 1 of this 3-part ShukerNature blo...

THE DINOSAURS OF CRYSTAL PALACE - VISITING LONDON'S LOST WORLD. Part 1: MEGALOSAURUS, MEGALOCEROS, MEGATHERIUM, AND MORE! - Dr Karl Shuker - 2021/06/19 23:28

 Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins's Crystal Palace studio in 1853, containing some of his completed statues of prehistoric 'monsters' (public domain) On 22 April 2010, I finally fulfilled a lifelong ambiti...

WAS A POTENTIAL SOURCE OF NESSIE DNA PROPELLED INTO OBLIVION? - Dr Karl Shuker - 2021/06/17 21:35

 The Story of the Loch Ness Monster (1973), by Tim Dinsdale – the very first book devoted entirely to Nessie that I ever read and owned – and I still own it today (© Tim Dinsdale/Target Publishers – r...
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Old Posters from the 1970s - Glasgow Boy - 2021/06/17 23:18

 I spotted this Nessie poster on eBay last week and bought it for about a fiver. I think people are more likely to call them infographics these days, but I had never seen it before and so it joins the...

Day Trip to Loch Ness - Glasgow Boy - 2021/06/07 22:26

 Things had to be shorter this time around at Loch Ness, so I resolved to jump in the car and head up north about 8am, arriving at Inverfarigaig just over three hours later. The Scottish Government ha...

Charles Wyckoff on the Loch Ness Monster - Glasgow Boy - 2021/05/28 23:25

Long time Nessie fans will be aware of Charles Wyckoff and his association with the Loch Ness hunt in the 1970s along with his friend, Harold Edgerton. Charles was best known for his work on high spee...

The Lancashire Policeman who saw the Monster - Glasgow Boy - 2021/05/17 19:59

 Here is a sighting report that is new to me which recently appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post (link). It dipped into its archives to retrieve this account from 86 years ago and from which the il...

One of the Silliest Nessie Theories - Glasgow Boy - 2021/05/12 22:01

I was recently contacted by Sean Murphy from the Scottish newspaper, the Daily Record, regarding a "novel" theory about what the Loch Ness Monster may be. Was it giant eels or some new variant of the...
December 2020's featured article
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The chipekwe is a cyptid lake monster reported from lakes, rivers, and marshes in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, particularly around Lake Bangweulu. As the term "chipekwe" is thought to be equivalent to "monster," disparate cryptids from the region have been termed chipekwes, including animals similar to the emela-ntouka, mokele-mbembe, and water lions, as well as the similar but distinct nsanga. Some types of chipekwe were the earliest examples of African neodinosaurs known to Europeans, at the turn of the 20th Century, and the chipekwe therefore played a role in the Great Brontosaurus Hoax.

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The Golden Yetis: The Cryptozoologist of the Year 2020 & Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 - Loren Coleman - 2020/12/21 02:00

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