At the beginning of the 21st Century monsters still roam the remote, and sometimes not so remote, corners of our planet. It is our job to search for them. The Centre for Fortean Zoology [CFZ] is - we believe - the largest professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to cryptozoology - the study of unknown animals. Since 1992 the CFZ has carried out an unparalleled programme of research and investigation all over the world. Since 2009 we have been running the increasingly popular CFZ Blog Network, and although there has been an American branch of the CFZ for over ten years now, it is only now that it has a dedicated blog.

Sunday, 10 December 2017

DOGMAN ENCOUNTER AFTER UFO SIGHTING

Are the two connected?



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BLUE PLANET II

The Attenborough television series shows, inter alia, new species unknown to science.




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This spectacular series is now available on DVD and Blue-Ray.

NEW SPECIES OF FROG DISCOVERED

On a highway in Brazil.  The species is already endangered.



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MONSTROSITY AT BRUNGLE CREEK

What was this animal whose corpse was found in Australia?

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SASQUATCH SIGHTINGS

Is Bigfoot out there?




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TNT AREA - MOTHMAN LOCALE

The history of this area, allegedly very bizarre, is outlined in this video.



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UNKNOWN HOMININ SPECIES

We don't know what it was, but its DNA occurs in Australian Aborigines.

MAP OF BRITISH FAIRY SIGHTINGS

Dr Simon Young has produced a map of Fairy Sightings in modern Britain.  You can see this map if you follow the link, which also includes details of some of the sightings.

Dr Young informs us that the results of his fairy census will be published shortly and placed online.



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KECKSBURG UFO INCIDENT

Stan Gordon writes about it 52 years later.



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DID ALIENS SAVE OUR PLANET - TWICE?

A look at possible extraterrestrial intervention.



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HEART-RENDING PICTURE DUE TO GLOBAL WARMING

A starving polar bear makes its way through a land without ice.

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Saturday, 9 December 2017

BAZINGA!

This, as many of you will know, is a taunting word used by Sheldon in The Big Bang Theory.  However, it has also entered the realm of zoology.  A species of bee was described in 2012.  It is found in Brazil and was deliberately named Euglossa bazinga after Sheldon's word.  It has also been used as the name of a Brazilian jellyfish, the Bazinga, discovered in 2013.


JERSEY DEVIL LEGEND

It continues to flourish in the Pine Barrens.



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BOQS - MYSTERY PRIMATE

A North American mystery primate .



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WINGED SNAKES - DO THEY EXIST?

Snakes that can fly.



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ALLEGED BIGFOOT TRACKS

They're at Bloody Bucket - an interesting placename.



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911 CALLS AND BIGFOOT

These can be very scary.



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STRANGE DUCK (OR GOOSE) IN NASHVILLE

A newspaper report (undated) of a mystery bird.

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WHAT WAS SYLVIORNIS NOVAECALEDONIAE?

This extinct bird has puzzled scientists.

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UNEXPECTED BIGFOOT ENCOUNTER

People looking for Christmas tree meet the Hairy One.



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A VERY STRANGE EXPERIENCE

What do you make of this?

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Friday, 8 December 2017

BIGFOOT IN ILLINOIS

Report of a sighting in September.



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WILDMEN IN SCOTLAND

Scotland has been the setting for a number of Wildman reports.



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ADOLESCENT WEREWOLF IN ENGLAND?

Read report on the subject.  If anything, it sounds like an adolescent Dogman to me.



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DOG-BADGER HYBRID

One was reported in 1896, but it strikes me as unlikely (to say the least).

American badger.


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MEN-IN-BLACK: GOVERNMENT FILES

Nick Redfern writes on the files being kept on these mysterious beings.



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BIGFOOT AND TROLLS

Are they the same thing?


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ALIENS IN NEW ENGLAND

Is it a favorite visiting place for extraterrestrials?



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GARGOYLE REPORTED IN CHICAGO SUBURB

What is this creature?

Image courtesy Lon Strickler


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NEW RENDELSHAM WITNESS

Claims he heard pilots mention "small beings".



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LITTLE PEOPLE/FAIRIES - NATIVE AMERICAN BELIEFS

American Indian tradition has widespread belief in diminutive beings.




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BIGFOOT STATUE ERECTED

A new Bigfoot statue has been erected in Whitehall (NY).



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NEW PREHISTORIC SPECIES DISCOVERED

Remains of Wakaleo, a prehistoric marsupial lion.

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Thursday, 7 December 2017

LARGEST BONY FISH EVER CAUGHT

It's the Ushi-manbo (Mola alexandrini).

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TROLLS - A GENERAL ACCOUNT

A look at these creatures of Scandinavian folklore.



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DOMESTIC SPRITES

A look at beliefs in house fairies.



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BIGFOOT EATING PLUMS

Well, why shouldn't he?



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WEREWOLF THAT GLOWS

What gave rise to this story in 1913?

HISTORY OF CHAMP

The history of the Lake Champlain Monster, including a list of sightings.



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UNDER THE SEA

A look at ghosts and monsters.



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A LOOK AT JOHN KEEL

A piece on this well-known ufologist.




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NEWLY DISCOVERED BEETLES

Six of them in Borneo.

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AN OLD BIGFOOT SIGHTING

On the way to the theater.



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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

SRAYUDA - MYTHICAL CREATURE AND CRYPTID

An extraordinary creature believed in by the Jepara of Java.

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There is a further article in the Indonesian Wikipedia, with a translation engine.

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AMAZONS - FACT OR MYTH?

A look at the legendary race of warrior women.





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SEA MONSTERS

Article from the American Museum of Natural History.



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ARE PTERODACTYL SIGHTINGS GENUINE?

Have these prehistoric creatures survived?


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BIGFOOT: THE THUNDER GIANT

One man has claimed a number of Bigfoot sightings, including one of a huge Bigfoot.



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BIGFOOT LIVES NEARBY

Some people have unusual neighbors.



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HUMANOID AND ITS CHILD IN RUSSIA

Was this an almas? The humanoid seemes to be asking for something.  Could it have been for the child, which seemed in some distress?



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GLOWING BIRDS IN IRELAND

Glowing birds in an old report.  The original article to which Richard Muirhead refers is said to be in the Irish Naturalist.  Try looking it up on the Internet Archive.

Richard Muirhead


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ALBINO PYTHON IN TEXAS

It's a huge one.

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GIANT EARTHLIKE PLANET DISCOVERED

It could support alien life.