Cryptozoology: Science & Speculation
The author details the investigation of mystery animals, emphasizing the methodologies used to evaluate witness reports, analyze cultural beliefs, and actively search in the field. Cryptozoology can be an effective tool in zoological discovery. Those who investigate Bigfoot, lake monsters, sea serpents, and other unrecognized species will find a scientific foundation for their search. The author also explores a number of lesser-known cryptids and sighting reports, ranging from giant orangutans and oversized snakes to long-tailed bobcats and stone giants.
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What is Cryptozoology?
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A Logical Foundation for an Investigative Methodology
An Ethnozoological Foundation for an Investigative Methodology
The Rationale for Cryptozoology
The Methodology of Cryptozoology
The Feasibility of Cryptozoology
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Menfolk and Sea Monkeys
Introduced Species and Cryptozoology
The Credibility of Cryptozoology
The West Virginia Roc
Notes on the Search for Historical Primate Reports
The Pennsylvania Gorilla
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