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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Friday, July 07, 2017

Animals & Men #61 is now available

Yes, boys and girls, issue 61 of Animals and Men is now available at:


It features:

 2.  Contents
  3.  Faculty
  4.  Editorial
9. Newsfile: New and Rediscovered
20. Newsfile: Chupacabras
23.  Newsfile: Man beasts
25.  Newsfile: Mystery cats
29.  Newsfile: Aquatic monsters
35. Newsfile: Teratology
36. Newsfile Xtra: Encyclopaedic knowledge
38. Newsfile Xtra: Hoaxes
43. Watcher of the Skies by Corinna Downes
60. A peculiarly 21st Century Butterfly Conundrum
By Jon Downes
66. The Long and Winding Toad
By Richard Muirhead
72. The Vampire God of Ancient Egypt
By Ron Murphy
79. Keeping Track(s)
By Lars Thomas
81. The Tragic story of the Blue Monkey pub, Plymouth
By Richard Muirhead and Bob Skinner
88.  Reviews

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