Cryptozoology: Science & Speculation

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Coachwhip Publications, 2004 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 393 pages
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First published in 2004, Cryptozoology: Science and Speculation examines the rationale, purpose, and methodology of this discovery science. This is followed by several chapters discussing various mystery animals and zoological folklore that are of interest to cryptozoological researchers, illustrating how an investigator might examine a reported mystery animal from a biological-folkloric perspective.

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Contents

Acknoledgments
6
What is Cryptozoology?
9
A Scientific Foundation for an Investigative Methodology
19
A Logical Foundation for an Investigative Methodology
38
An Ethnozoological Foundation for an Investigative Methodology
56
The Rationale for Cryptozoology
74
The Methodology of Cryptozoology
94
The Feasibility of Cryptozoology
128
The Great Naked Bear
268
Stone Giants
275
The Pichucuate
285
Giant Snakes in the Everglades
293
The Broad Top Serpent and other Boss Snakes
299
Dwarf Seals
309
Menfolk and Sea Monkeys
312
Introduced Species and Cryptozoology
332

The Credibility of Cryptozoology
139
LongTailed Bobcats
161
The West Virginia Roc
180
Giant Orangutans
190
Notes on the Search for Historical Primate Reports
210
The Pennsylvania Gorilla
220
Suggestions for the Obtaining of Larger Zoological Specimens
339
North American Terrestrial Mammals Description Dates
355
Wildlife Genetics Laboratories
369
Bibliography
371
Index
388
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