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.”
We wish to congratulate Perez for being acknowledged as 2021′s Cryptozoologist of the Year.
The year of 2021 continued the awfulness of the pandemic, and death surrounded us, even in cryptozoology.
For a change, here are some worthy juvenile titles that have caught our attention, as well.
The Year 2022 will be Loren Coleman’s 62th year investigating in the field of cryptozoology, and his 45th year of being a published book author. Here is a list of over 135 of his contributions to the field.
Arlene Gaal became the reporting station for sightings of Ogopogo and as the years progressed the data accumulated would easily fill a moderately sized room.
Meraz was a friend of Rene Dahinden’s.
Michael Newton, 69, well-known for his cryptozoology encyclopedia, has died.
“Witchcraft always has a hard time, until it becomes established and changes its name.” –Charles Fort