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.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

CRYPTOZOOLOGY: On the bonny bonny banks of...

Many thanks to Steve Roskin who sent us the Google Earth co-ordinates from where we pinched this picture.

The co-ordinates are 56.246569,-4.701698 and the image is slap bang in the middle of Loch Lomond, a place that has notched up a few anomalous creature sightings over the years.

We seem to remember that a similar image was found recently at Loch Ness. Was a convincing explanation ever published?

Watch this space.


Dale Drinnon said...

Yes as a matter of fact, experts called it a boat wake.

Max Blake said...

It was indeed identified as a boat wake. This picture looks suspiciously similar to the other photo, but from a different angle.