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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Monday, April 20, 2015

JOURNAL OF CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Volume Three now available

Journal of Cryptozoology volume 3
The long-awaited third volume of the Journal of Cryptozoology is now available from CFZ Publishing. It contains an editorial by Dr Karl Shuker as well as the following articles:
  • “The Thunderbirds of Western Pennsylvania – Mistaken Identity or Migratory Cryptids?” by Jonathan D. Stiffy
  • “New Material on the Moha-Moha” by Ulrich Magin
  • “Target Practice – Evaluating Available Fine-Resolution Satellite Imagery as a Potentially Useful Tool in Cryptozoology” by Edmond W. Holroyd, III
  • “Searching For the Pink-Headed Duck in Myanmar” by Richard Thorns
  • “Bessie, the Lake Erie Monster – Assessed and Assembled” by Scott E. Strasser
It can be purchased at a discount directly from the Journal’s own website, or by clicking on the following Amazon links:

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