TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Foreword 1
  • Acknowledgments 2
  • Table of Contents 4
  • Chapter 1 – What is Cryptozoology? 8
  • A Word on This Text 10
  • The Fouke Monster 11
  • The Loch Ness 17
  • My Own Nessie 18
  • The Surgeon’s Photo Forward 20
  • Cryptids 23
  • You Don’t Have to Hunt Monsters to Enjoy This Stuff 25
  • Chapter 2 – Lake Creatures 28
  • Ogopogo 29
  • Understanding Lake Okanagan 30
  • Champ 33
  • The Mansi 34
  • More Recent Evidence 35
  • The Likely Suspects 36
  • Chapter 3 – Sea Creatures 40
  • Caddy 40
  • The Ocean: Ultimate Hiding Place 42
  • Life Forms in the Deep Ocean 43
  • New England Sea Monsters 44
  • Giant Squid 45
  • Megalodon 48
  • Chapter 4 – Bigfoot and Other Hominids 54
  • Bigfoot 54
  • The First Famous Bigfoot Tracks 54
  • The Basic Bigfoot Description 56
  • Kidnapped by Bigfoot 56
  • The Patterson Film 57
  • The Yeti 59
  • The Yeti Meets the Modern World 60
  • The Pangboche Hand 61
  • An Unknown Bear Species? 62
  • Skunk Ape 63
  • Skunk Ape 64
  • The Lettuce Lake Hoax 66
  • Cryptozoology in the Age of Technology 67
  • The Orang Pendek 69
  • Chapter 5 – Cryptid Canines 72
  • El Chupacabra 73
  • Puerto Rico Reports 73
  • The South Texas Sightings 74
  • Chupacabra Forensics 75
  • The Michigan Dogman 79
  • Reported Dogman Sightings 80
  • The Gable Film Hoax 81
  • Chapter 6 – Flying Cryptids 84
  • The Jersey Devil 84
  • The Leeds Family 85
  • Sightings in 1909 87
  • The Winkelmann Sighting 88
  • The Montauk Monster 91
  • Activity Has Declined in Recent Years 92
  • Giant Thunderbird 93
  • Pteranodons in the Old West 94
  • The Illinois Sightings 94
  • More Recent Sightings 96
  • Chapter 7 – So You Want to Hunt Cryptids? 100
  • No Trespassing 100
  • Don’t Shoot at Everything That Moves 100
  • Get Photographic Evidence 101
  • Keep Your Original Images in Untouched Condition 101
  • Geotag Your Location 101
  • Afterword 104
  • Relevant Websites 106
  • For Further Reading 110
  • Index 120

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