Houston Chronicle Denies Dinosaurs in Texas

(KSN) One of the largest newspapers in the United States, the Houston Chronicle, printed an article dismissive of dinosaurs flying over southwest Texas (mid-December, 2010, by Claudia Feldman). It did admit that something strange causes Marfa Lights. But a cryptozoologist from California answered that dismissal with a bit of philosophy: “Major newspapers rarely take any position directly […]

More Light on Marfa Lights

(KSN) This remote semi-desert area in southwest Texas has become famous for the Marfa Lights, strange flying and dancing lights that return several times each year. Edson Hendricks, a scientist living in California, is reported to have related the following about a sighting he had in February, 1991: “I was puzzled by this light, but […]

More News on Texas Pterosaurs

(KSN) Texas pterosaurs, or “pterodactyls,” not fossils but apparently still living, are still in the news. Recent news, however, involves Marfa Lights, not direct sightings of apparent living pterosaurs. Those ghost lights of southwest Texas have mystified residents for generations. The live-pterosaur interpretation seems speculative, at best, but no non-living explanation seems to satisfy the […]

Live Pterodactyls in Texas?

(KSN) According to the cryptozoology author Jonathan Whitcomb, on November 20, 2010, two eyewitnesses in the Dallas, Texas, area observed “a ropen or pterosaur” flying overhead. One witness said: “. . . just happened to look up at the full moon to see what we at first thought was a huge bird. However it was […]

American Ghost Lights

(In a Nutshell) Common barn owls  may be responsible for many of the reported “ghost lights” in the United States. According to the nonfiction book author Jonathan Whitcomb, of Long Beach, California, the Gurdon Light of Arkansas, the Ghost Light of Masters Knob (Tennessee), and the Hornet Light of Missouri are all strange flying lights whose […]