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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.

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, October 29, 2012

OLL LEWIS: Yesterday's News Today



On this day in 1618 Walter Raleigh was beheaded on the pretext of treason, in reality it was to appease the Spanish who were after revenge after all the privateering and such like Raleigh and his cousins Drake and Grenville and their buddy Hawkins had engaged in.
And now the news:
  • How to kill: Dutch govt aims to regulate religious...
  • Bushmeat Pushes African Species to the Brink
  • Coyote-Shooting Contest Awards Assault Rifle As Pr...
  • Expert Says Great White Shark Killed Surfer Off Ce...
  • Flipper on a mission: Ukraine resuming dolphin com...
  • 'Ash dieback' fungus Chalara fraxinea in UK countr...
  • Kalispell veterinarian operates on grizzly bear sh...
  • Conservation of resources protects wildlife, abili...

  • A factually inaccurate reconstruction of Raleigh's life (the ending is ace though) :

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