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 24, 2016

NESSIENEWS (Caveat Lector)

Tourism advertising campaignImage copyrightVisitBritain
Image captionA picture of kilted revellers in the Dores Inn on the shores of Loch Ness features in the new tourism drive
A tongue-in-cheek guide to hunting for the Loch Ness Monster has been created to promote Inverness and the Great Glen to visitors from Europe and the US.
VisitBritain's online advertising campaign has been targeted at the Netherlands, France and America.
Called "Tips for Monster Hunting", it also features locations in other parts of the Highlands including Glen Ord Distillery in Muir of Ord.

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