A Christian View of Cryptozoology

What in the world is cryptozoology? Hereinafter abbreviated as CZL, it is the “study of unknown animals.” And what are unknown animals? In the sense I’m using here, these animals are those unknown to science, usually meaning those that have not been measured, dissected, or seen by enough scientists. Yet, some of these animals are … Read more

Classification of cryptids

Type 1 : Animals known from native tradition (folktales, mythology, …). Most mystery animals dealing relevant to cryptozoology are known by tradition and collective memory, and therefore possess a vernacular name (or several ones) among the natives. Artistic representations of animals also fall into this category, unless they are directly related to an actual observation, … Read more

Loren Coleman

Loren Coleman Born in 1942Species : Lake Monsters, Bigfoot, Giant Snakes, Mystery Felids, Mothman, Thunderbirds, … Country : Canada Even if he is not the most famous living cryptzoologist he pretends to be, Coleman has gained traction in the arena through his websites, Cryptomundo and The Cryptozoologist. He is considered as an authority in the … Read more

Clyde Roper

Clyde F.E. Roper Species : Architheuthis (giant squid) Country : USA A zoologist from the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, Clyde Roper has organized several expeditions in New Zealand (1997, 1999, 2003?) to observe and capture the giant squid Architeuthis. He has written about 150 scientific papers on cephalopod biology, and in 1984, with Mike Sweeney … Read more

Richard Greenwell

J. Richard Greenwell 1942 – November 1, 2005 Species : Yeti, Bigfoot, Ri, Mokele Membe, … Country : USA J. Richard Greenwell was a renowned cryptozoologist and explorer. During his lifetime he participated in many expeditions to look for mysterious creatures or cryptids. After being involved in UFO, Greenwell became the Secretary of the International … Read more

Marie-Jeanne Koffman

Species : AlmastyCountry : France/Russia Dr. Marie-Jeanne Koffman (1919-2021) was one of the most acknowledged authorities on the Russian almasty (or Russian snowman). She was born in Paris in 1919 and went to live in Russia where she resided for many years.She retired in a rest home in France. The French-born doctor became a captain … Read more

Robert Rines

Robert Rines August 30, 1922 – November 1, 2009 Species : Nessie Country : USA Robert H. Rines  was an American lawyer, inventor, researcher, and composer. He held more than 800 patents, and his inventions underlie high-resolution image-scanning radar that was used in the Gulf War, and ultrasound scanning used in the search for the … Read more

John Willison Green

John Willison Green Born February 12, 1927 Species : Bigfoot Country : USA John Willison Green (1927-2016) was a Canadian journalist and a leading researcher into the Bigfoot phenomenon. He is a graduate of both the University of British Columbia and Columbia University and has a database of more than 3000 sighting and track reports from … Read more