The apparent black mountain lion (Puma concolor) shot in the province of Guanacaste by Miguel Ruiz Herrero in 1959. It is an intriguing photograph which may hold clues as to the identity of mystery 'black panthers', but other factors such as a strange lighting condition or underexposure of the image could have resulted in the animal's dark colored appearance. (Source)
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
A few of the candidates suggested to be behind reports of "lake monsters" and "sea serpents" around the world.
(Image from Scott Mardis; candidates in this paste-up are a hypothetical long-necked pinniped, a plesiosaur, a hypothetical long-necked basilosaurid, a sturgeon, Tullimonstrum, a giant catfish, a hypothetical long-necked amphibian, and a hypothetical large-bodied eel.)
"You can pursue multiple hypotheses to their fullest extent simultaneously, rather than compromising any one of them, with the ultimate goal that one of them may prove to be correct." ~ Scott Mardis
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
|Painting of a fast-swimming unknown aquatic animal in Lake Champlain, by Thomas Finley|
Monday, January 6, 2014
Illustration of a hypothetical sasquatch skull by Thomas Finley. The discovery of such a cranium in North America would seal the deal on this cryptozoological enigma, but such conclusive evidence has been significantly lacking.
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