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, November 04, 2015

AT LAST: The CFZ Monthly Members Newsletter

I feel mildly embarrassed about this, because I have been promising a members only CFZ newsletter since the beginning of the year, but a lot of things have gotten in the way, however here it is, and it will be appearing on or about the first of the month from now on. This is not replacing Animals & Men. However, as of earlier this year new issues of Animals & Men can be purchased in two formats, as a printed paperback and as a Kindle eBook. In addition, a FREE “flipbook” digital version is available to read online. All members of the CFZ have been added to this database, and will be receiving the newsletter from now on for the duration of their membership.

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