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Cryptozoology

Articles on Cryptozoology – the study of creatures whose existence has not been substantiated


Cryptozoology Articles

Bergman's Bear
The Bergman's Bear (Ursus arctos piscator) is an alleged and probably extinct subspecies of the Brown Bear that lived in the Kamchatka Peninsula.

Date: 12 Jun 2008, Rating: 3.00

Batutut
The Batutut or Ujit is a proposed hominid Cryptid thought to inhabit the Vu Quang nature reserve and other wilderness areas of Vietnam and Laos

Date: 12 Jun 2008, Rating: 3.50

Ayia Napa sea monster
The Ayia Napa Sea Monster is a cryptid, claimed to inhabit the coast off of Ayia Napa in Cyprus, a popular tourist resort in the Mediterranean.

Date: 12 Jun 2008, Rating: 3.22

Anatolian leopard
The Anatolian leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana) was once described as a distinct subspecies of leopard native to Anatolia (Asia Minor), Turkey.

Date: 12 Jun 2008, Rating: 3.70

Andean Wolf
The Andean Wolf, or Hagenbeck's Wolf (Dasycyon hagenbecki) is a mysterious canid from the Andes.

Date: 27 May 2008, Rating: 2.89

Ameranthropoides loysi
"Ameranthropoides loysi" (otherwise known as de Loys' Ape) is the unofficial name for a large primate supposedly encountered by François De Loys in South America.

Date: 27 May 2008, Rating: not rated

The Altamaha-ha
The Altamaha-ha is an aquatic cryptid reported from the myriad network of small streams and abandoned rice fields near the mouth of the Altamaha River

Date: 27 May 2008, Rating: 1.50

Almas
The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid

Date: 27 May 2008, Rating: 4.00

Ahool
The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts

Date: 27 May 2008, Rating: 4.75

Adjule
The Adjule is a cryptid often seen in the North African region

Date: 27 May 2008, Rating: 2.00

Woolly cheetah
Woolly cheetahs were reported in the 19th century as a separate species of cheetah that had longer, denser fur.

Date: 27 May 2008, Rating: 4.25

Genetic differentiation in the soil-feeding termite Cubitermes sp. affinis subarquatus: occurrence of cryptic species revealed by nuclear and mitochondrial markers
Soil-feeding termites are particularly interesting models for studying the effects of fragmentation, a natural or anthropic phenomenon described as promoting genetic differentiation.

Date: 21 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

Deep mtDNA divergences indicate cryptic species in a fig-pollinating wasp
The authors studied variation in 71 fig-pollinating wasps from across the large geographic range of Ficus rubiginosa in Australia.

Date: 21 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

Cryptic animal species are homogeneously distributed among taxa and biogeographical regions
Cryptic species are two or more distinct but morphologically similar species that were classified as a single species.

Date: 19 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Man eating badgers terrorise Iraqi city of Basra
A seriously weird, some have even said scary rumour has popped up, claiming giant man-eating badgers have been released by British troops in the port city or Basra

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 3.00

Two new Big Cat sightings near London
The infamous big cats of Buckinghamshire and Bexleyheath have been spotted again this summer.

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 4.00

Possible sighting of Yangtze River dolphin?
Less than a month after the Baiji (Yangtze River dolphin) was declared “technically” extinct, a new sighting promises hope for one of the worlds most endangered species.

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 4.25

Cryptozoology - The evidence of creatures whose existence is uncertain
The evidence of creatures whose existence is uncertain is studied by cryptozoology, a science researching presumable proof of animals considered extinct or out of this world

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 5.00

Mothman - Alien from another world, or a being from the spiritual realm
More than a film or the 12 foot tall, stainless steel sculpture on display in downtown Point Pleasant in West Virginia, Mothman is a strange creature seen in the United States between November 1966 and November 1967

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 4.33

Chupacabra - One of the most frightening creatures of Cryptozoology
The Chupacabra is one of the most recent creatures of cryptozoology, first seen during the early 1990s in Puerto Rico.

Date: 18 Oct 2007, Rating: 3.50