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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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Thursday, March 28, 2013

CRYPTOLINK: THOMAS TASCHINGER: Evidence for Bigfoot remains as elusive as the creature

A word about cryptolinks: we are not responsible for the content of cryptolinks, which are merely links to outside articles that we think are interesting, usually posted up without any comment whatsoever from me.


You may have missed the big scientific news last week, but don't worry, I'll be happy to catch you up: According to the first issue of the DeNovo Scientific Journal, the existence of Bigfoot has been proved by DNA evidence. Supposedly, the big guy is a hybrid of human females and another unknown primate that mated about 13,000 years ago.
I know; you feel bad about overlooking something this momentous. But don't beat yourself up.
First of all, you've got a life to lead, and there's been a boatload of hot news lately, from the sequester to the new pope.
Secondly, it's not true.
There is no DNA "proof" of Bigfoot in this dubious claim, almost certainly because there is no Bigfoot.


Read on...

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