Half a century ago, Belgian Zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans first codified cryptozoology in his book On the Track of Unknown Animals.

The Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ) are still on the track, and have been since 1992. But as if chasing unknown animals wasn't enough, we are involved in education, conservation, and good old-fashioned natural history! We already have three journals, the largest cryptozoological publishing house in the world, CFZtv, and the largest cryptozoological conference in the English-speaking world, but in January 2009 someone suggested that we started a daily online magazine! The CFZ bloggo is a collaborative effort by a coalition of members, friends, and supporters of the CFZ, and covers all the subjects with which we deal, with a smattering of music, high strangeness and surreal humour to make up the mix.

It is edited by CFZ Director Jon Downes, and subbed by the lovely Lizzy Bitakara'mire (formerly Clancy), scourge of improper syntax. The daily newsblog is edited by Corinna Downes, head administratrix of the CFZ, and the indexing is done by Lee Canty and Kathy Imbriani. There is regular news from the CFZ Mystery Cat study group, and regular fortean bird news from 'The Watcher of the Skies'. Regular bloggers include Dr Karl Shuker, Dale Drinnon, Richard Muirhead and Richard Freeman.The CFZ bloggo is updated daily, and there's nothing quite like it anywhere else. Come and join us...

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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

CFZ PEOPLE: Johann Bosscher RIP

Johann Bosscher has died of cancer. He was the long-term partner of Lynn Inglis, mother of CFZ Deputy Director Graham Inglis, and a lady of whom I - in particular - am very fond. My thoughts and prayers, and those of the CFZ faculty are with her at this sad time.


Tabitca said...

Condolences to Grahame and his family.I am sorry for your loss sounds so trite , but I am sorry, it is hard to lose a member of your family. xx

stormwalkernz said...

please tell Grahame we are deeply saddened by his loss and offer our condolences. I know words cannot even come close when it is the loss of a parent. We are there in heart and spirit. Condolence Grahame

Tony & Linda