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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.

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

LINK: Are There Bigfoot Like Creatures in the Adirondack Mountains?



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When you hear about Bigfoot or Sasquach, the talk is usually about the Pacific Northwest. But are there unidentified creatures like Bigfoot in Upstate New York?





There are legends of Bigfoot-like creatures in both the Catskill and Adirondack Parks.



Whitehall, located near the Vermont border in Washington County is often cited as a hotspot for Bigfoot activity in New York State. From TeamNSRA.net:





Whitehall, New York, a small town on the eastern edge of New York’s Adirondack Mountain Preserve, has long been considered a Bigfoot ‘hotbed’ of activity in Eastern North America. Numerous Sasquatch sightings have taken place in and around Whitehall and in the Adirondacks – dating back to First Nation Iroquois legends and folklore of the woodland ‘Stone Giants’ as well as documented sightings during the exploration of the St. Lawrence seaway and Great Lakes areas of the U.S. and Canada by French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, in the early 1600′s.



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