Cryptozoology

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Bergman's Bear

12 Jun 2008

Rating: 3.00

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

Batutut

12 Jun 2008

Rating: 3.50

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

Ayia Napa sea monster

12 Jun 2008

Rating: 3.22

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.

Anatolian leopard

12 Jun 2008

Rating: 3.68

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

Andean Wolf

27 May 2008

Rating: 2.89

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

Ameranthropoides loysi

27 May 2008

Rating: not rated

"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.

The Altamaha-ha

27 May 2008

Rating: 1.50

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

Almas

27 May 2008

Rating: 4.00

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

Ahool

27 May 2008

Rating: 4.75

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

Adjule

27 May 2008

Rating: 2.00

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

Woolly cheetah

27 May 2008

Rating: 4.33

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

Genetic differentiation in the soil-feeding termite Cubitermes sp. affinis subarquatus: occurrence of cryptic species revealed by nuclear and mitochondrial markers

21 Oct 2007

Rating: not rated

Soil-feeding termites are particularly interesting models for studying the effects of fragmentation, a natural or anthropic phenomenon described as promoting genetic differentiation.

Deep mtDNA divergences indicate cryptic species in a fig-pollinating wasp

21 Oct 2007

Rating: not rated

The authors studied variation in 71 fig-pollinating wasps from across the large geographic range of Ficus rubiginosa in Australia.

Cryptic animal species are homogeneously distributed among taxa and biogeographical regions

19 Oct 2007

Rating: not rated

Cryptic species are two or more distinct but morphologically similar species that were classified as a single species.

Man eating badgers terrorise Iraqi city of Basra

18 Oct 2007

Rating: 3.00

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

Two new Big Cat sightings near London

18 Oct 2007

Rating: 4.00

The infamous big cats of Buckinghamshire and Bexleyheath have been spotted again this summer.

Possible sighting of Yangtze River dolphin?

18 Oct 2007

Rating: 4.40

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.

Cryptozoology - The evidence of creatures whose existence is uncertain

18 Oct 2007

Rating: 5.00

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

Mothman - Alien from another world, or a being from the spiritual realm

18 Oct 2007

Rating: 4.33

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

Chupacabra - One of the most frightening creatures of Cryptozoology

18 Oct 2007

Rating: 3.50

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