More Photos From London, Oregon Of The "most significant footprint find in the last 40 years" [Bigfoot Tracks]
Police are taking an unusual tactic that appears to be right out of CSICOP's playbook when it comes to reports of monkey men, bloodsuckers, and other bogeymen. Are they skeptics or secretly scared of what they believe doesn't exist? Goodness knows how they'd approach reports of a Mysterious 'Beast' Terrorizes Villagers. A small constituency in Namibia is coming together over reports of a dog-pig beast who, so far, has a taste for dogs and goats, but a recent report shows it's been showing interest in villagers as well. Of course maneaters aren't relegated to faraway lands as most anomalists know of The Terror of the Wendigo, where Nick Redfern looks into a gruesome attack that may have been influenced by the paranormal, metaphorically or literally.
On the remote island of Iriomote, there have been reports of big cats stalking its forests. Its current felid, the yamaneko, was only discovered in 1967. Could this creature be recently introduced, is it a new species, or is it something completely different? Next up, Loren Coleman gives his perspective on Big Black Cats of the Carlisles, as he notes curious correspondences between towns named Carlisle and mystery cats. Down under some residents who live near Bunyip State Park are wondering Are Pumas Roaming Victoria's Yarra Ranges? The beasts remain elusive but it's only a matter of time before vindication. Moving away from cats to those who chase cats, Tom Rose poses the question Is the 'Texas Blue Dog' a Chupacabra? The story puts a new spin on the mangy dog theory and posits a whole new species still lurking the Lone Star State.