Was a Pterodactyl Shot During the American Civil War?

By cryptozoology author Jonathan Whitcomb, of Murray, Utah Much confusion has come from publicity involving two photographs that, on the surface, greatly resemble each other. The following shows them side by side for comparison: Figure-1: Authentic original photograph on the left and the recent hoax-photo on the right The one on the left, labeled “Ptp,” […]

Strange Cases of Missing Children

The nonfiction Missing 411 Western United States & Canada, by the investigative journalist David Paulides, documents many strange missing-persons cases that were never solved. New investigations in cryptozoology now reveal an explanation for some of the cases. Four American cryptozoologists have explored jungles in Papua New Guinea, during the past fourteen years: Paul Nation of Texas […]

Live Pterosaurs Versus Extinct Woodpeckers

Norman Huntington (a pseudonym used by American author Jonathan Whitcomb), a writer on a cryptozoology blog, contends that sightings of apparent pterosaurs in Cuba, in the 1960′s and 1970′s, are not from misidentified woodpeckers. He was replying to another cryptozoology post, by a Dale Drinnon, in which extinct woodpeckers were suggested as an explanation for the […]

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 […]