Presents the theory of Danny Vendramini, a TV producer and scriptwriter, with an interest in evolutionary biology, who says that Neanderthals were very different looking from most modern representations--much uglier, hairier, and far less human-like--and that they were brutal, intelligent, tool-using predators, who preyed upon modern man where they came in contact. Elsewhere, Adam Davies, author of Extreme Expeditions and one of the most experienced cryptozoologists in the world, tries to answer the question: “how can I get involved in Cryptozoology?” in Cryptozoology Needs More Field Researchers!
Intriguing video of an alleged Bigfoot taken while on a hike on a logging road in Ketchikan. The footage is shaky but it looks genuine. Our first thought, however, is that it's a black bear. Elsewhere, Spectacular mammal rediscovered after 113 years -- first ever photographs taken. It's the magnificent red-crested tree rat (Santamartamys rufodorsalis), a guinea-pig-sized rodent not seen since 1898, despite several organized searches, until it showed up at the front door of an ecolodge at a nature reserve in Colombia, South America.