Hurricanes, Cryptozoology, and Weird Animal News Cryptomundo
Loren Coleman wonders if hurricanes tend to flush out cryptids from their hiding places. Certainly hurricanes have caused ripple effects within the animal world. Will Irene cause mystery primates to wander? Will big cats pose a post-hurricane problem? Then there’s that business about a hurricane and Mothman sightings. Also, Will gators be found in the sewers? And from the Centre for Fortean Zoology's Weird Weekend 2011 a story about Phineas T. Barnum, Japanese sailors, and Ningyo: the ugly little mermaid.