David Oren’s passing presents an opportunity to review the status of the Mapinguari, and the life of its most dedicated modern researcher.
Fortean and Mutology Researcher David Perkins Dies
Saying goodbye to one of the last great explorers in search of the Yeti.
Bigfooter Philip Shaw Dies
Now, Claudia Ackley is gone, and the encounters she had have joined the files of Hominology.
His dreams never fully were fulfilled.
Recent deaths include Louis Petolicchio, Clifford LaBrecque, Jr., Todd Strong, and David Arrighi.
In 1977, a man named John Huffer took several photos of two large birds taking flight from a tree. Although the sighting was mentioned by the Discovery Channel on their show, Into the Unknown, the birds pictured in the photos were dismissed as turkey vultures rather than Thunderbirds. This reality television appearance was linked to the sightings in Lawndale, Illinois. John Huffer, known later as Chief A. J. Huffer became a well-known advocate of giant cryptid birds. Thunderbird sightings have continued into the new millennium. On March 29, 2022, ”Chief AJ” Huffer suffered a fall. The doctors discovered a serious [...]
“It’s better they’re left on their own and they survive.”
The year of 2021 continued the awfulness of the pandemic, and death surrounded us, even in cryptozoology.