Tuesday, 10 February 2009

February 2009

28th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: Redfern researches Ranton redux - the man monkey (as does come ever since the man drowned in the cut)
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28th February: AMATEUR NATURALIST: What do you think this is?
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28th February: SURREALCHEMY: All we need is a pea green boat
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28th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Richard Freeman rants about the parlous state of cryptozoological TV
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28th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: In the wake of yesterday's posting about the Borneo giant snake pictures, we take a look at just how difficult it is to fake such an image.
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28th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: The latest developments from Falmouth Bay re. the cattything
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28th February: CFZ NEWS: Oll Lewis brings you yesterday's news today! The puns are worse and the tea better
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28th February: CFZ PRESS: Warning - A pirate edition of Karl Shuker's book
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27th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Dubious giant snake pictures from Borneo
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27th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: Redfern brings us more BHM reports from Cannock Chase (warning includes weatherman, whom one doesn't need to tell which way the wind blows
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27th February: CFZ PEOPLE: Long time bloggodude Glen Vaudrey gets married
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27th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Guest blogger Lindsay Selby looks at the long history of Loch Ness Monster sightings
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27th February: FRINGE ZOOLOGY: Karl Shuker has a question for us all, and it is about frilled lizards..
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27th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Tony Lucas (God Bless Him) has given us an enormous collection of New Zealand cryptozoological press cuttings. Download at will...
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27th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: The times they are a changin' says Tim Matthews getting out his harmonica and corduroy hat. But he ain't quoting Bob Dylan. He just wants you to get out of the way if you can't lend a hand..
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27th February: CFZ NEWS: Oll Lewis brings you yesterday's news today!
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26th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: A new species of butterfly found after languishing for 90 years in a museum
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26th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: Neil Arnold tells a peculiar story about a giant spider
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26th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: The lonesome death of the Caribbean Monk Seal - but could it still survive?
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26th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Oliver looks at the Nandi Bear.
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26th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Tony Lucas takes a look at giant eels in New Zealand
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26th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Neil Arnold is on the radio talking about monsters

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26th February: CFZ APPEALS: We need your help. Volunteers please..

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26th February: CFZ PEOPLE: Matt Osborne on bugfest..

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26th February: CFZ NEWS: Oll Lewis take's a look at yesterday's news with only one stupid pun..

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25th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Naomi and Ritchie went to San Antonio, and all they brought me was this lousy Jackalope! Excellent video report from our Texas correspondents! We are all very proud of them - they have done brilliantly!

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25th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Muirhead is back in the archives of a north country newspaper. He finds interesting stuff about entombed bats and toads. How does the bloody man do it?

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25th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Over in Illinois, Derek Grebner is back! And so, it seems, are the pumas.

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25th February: FORTEAN: As Redfern is wont to say - there's something in the woods (although I suspect that it is a publicity stunt)

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25th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: The leading cryptozoological author in the world takes a look at the leading cryptozoological mystery: Karl Shuker looks at Loch Ness

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25th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY AND CONSERVATION: Max Blake talks about new species of snakeheads, and asks for help in a planned CFZ endangered species breeding project

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25th February: ZOOFORM: A Brazilian werewolf, and a stupid CFZ joke during which we libel a jolly nice chap. (But we didn't make up the werewolf)

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25th February: CFZ NEWS: Oll Lewis gives a round-up of the last 24 hours on the CFZ news server. Warning: Contains appaling puns

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24th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: More about the British Beech Marten

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24th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: Neil Arnold on the Hampshire Devil Dog

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24th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Bigfoot bodies; a matter of semantics

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24th February: MUSIC: Dr Strangely Strange: The Kip of the Serenes Concert PART ONE

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24th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY/NEW SPECIES: New species are discovered more often than you may think. Today we have a look at just some of the new fish species from the last three months

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24th February: FORTEAN: Davey "Geordie Dave" Curtis went to Bolam Lake, and all he brought us was this lousy photograph

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24th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: By popular request here is the video of our previous appearance at London's Grant Museum of Zoology

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24th February: AMATEUR NATURALIST: A pub sign with a snail upon it. Could such a thing be? More importantly, could there be any more? These questions need to be asked, we think, so we are launching our Invertebrate Pub Sign Challenge (honestly) with a line from Sham 69

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23rd February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Richard Holland is on the track of the British Beech Marten

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23rd February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: More free downloads, and Oll wants to know what would make you guys the happiest?

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23rd February: CFZ: What did Max do this last weekend? He will tell you all about it. (Warning: contains picture of a teenager drinking Jagermeister)

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23rd February: CFZ PEOPLE: Dr Strangely Strange play an intimate show in London. CFZtv were there...

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23rd February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Jaguars in Mexico and Arizona. What exactly are the implications?

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23rd February: AMATEUR NATURALIST: Fleur goes back to nature in the most delightful way (no, that does not mean what you are thinking, naughty boys)

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23rd February: AGIT PROP: If you want peace, prepare for blah blah blah

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23rd February: CFZ PEOPLE: Paul Vigay dead

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23rd February: CFZ: Jon and Richard on stage at the Grant Museum, the whole lecture on video

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23rd February: CFZ: Corinna spills the beans on the first half of our adventures

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23rd February: CFZ: We got back late last night, and a splendid time was had by all. Also, a picture of the world's worst shed!

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22nd February: More on the Swanpool Beast

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22nd February: GUEST BLOGGER ALAN FRISWELL: DAGENHAM: SERIAL KILLER’S PARADISE?

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22nd February: A quiet Sunday Blog-trawl

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22nd February: Werewolf linkythings....

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22nd February: Pictures of the CFZ's fishy activities

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21st February: MUIRHEAD`S MYSTERIES: A WHITE HARE IN DEVON AND THE REMAINS OF A HUGE BIRD OFF SIBERIA

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21st February: Naomi and the buttonquail tragedy

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21st February: Eat yer heart out Edward Lear

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21st February: News Briefs - a CFZ trawl through the recent news

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21st February: CFZ PEOPLE: David Kingston has died

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21st February: What we did in London.... (an update from Jon)

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21st February: Food glorious Food - unusual feeding strategies in fish

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21st February: Jon Downes is back in the building... No, he's gone again

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20th February: GUEST BLOGGER LINDSAY SELBY: Here be monsters...or are they?

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20th February: THE GIANT UNDERWATER CHICKEN OF DORSET

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20th February: IT WOULD PROBABLY BE TIME FOR A WARREN ZEVON JOKE IF I COULD THINK OF ONE

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20th February: RICHARD FREEMAN: Leviathan vs. Behemoth

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20th February: JON DOWNES HAS A BEARD BUT WALT DIS'NAE

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20th February: GUEST BLOGGER TONY LUCAS: Suzy's story

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20th February: MIKE HALLOWELL: Geordie Monsters IV

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19th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: RICHARD FREEMAN: ON THE TRACK OF THE SIBERIAN SNOWMAN

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19th February: PET-KEEPING: THE BRITISH GUPPY

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19th February: ZOOLOGY: Richard's Reptile Related Ramblings.....

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19th February: WEIRD: I'M NOT SURE WHETHER THIS IS A HOAX OR NOT BUT IT IS VERY FUNNY

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19th February: CFZ:Jon Downes has left the building (for 36 hours)

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19th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Hibagon, the Japanese yeti

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19th February: AMATEUR NATURALIST: Ants in the kitchen and confused red admirals

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19th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: Werewolves of Europe. Oll Lewis has a menu in his hand, and is a hairy handed gent (who actually WAS born in Kent)

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18th February: ANIMAL WELFARE/CRYPTOZOOLOGY:Update on Twisty Cats

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18th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: A quick scoot around the nature blogs

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18th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: The Gurock Cadaver - a Scottish sea monster

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18th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: A posting by one of our new U.S representatives gives us the chance to plug a UK webcomic. (Warning: contains spooky wolf stuff)

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18th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Richard Freeman uncovers a particularly despicable possible explanation for the recent sighting of the Falmouth Bay Beast

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18th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Richard Muirhead does it again! A dead wolf and a giant snake

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18th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: The saga of the Texas blue dogs continues. Lanette from Missouri describes the effects of mange. Could this be the cause of the blue dog's non hirsuteness?

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18th February: JUST PLAIN ODD: Advertising slogans for the Purple Rail of Hiva Oa. Now YOU can join in the inane fun... if you dare

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17th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Richard Holland from Paranormal magazine on Welsh Lake Monsters

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17th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: The CFZ Daily News Server is only a day old and there are already over thirty news stories there. It really behoves you all to go and have a wander around and see what you can find, but here are a few choice titbots from the last 24 hours featuring stories on water voles, peculiar Arctic anomalies, and mystery cats

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17th February: CFZ: We are giving away fishies. Why? There is a new CFZ Initiative (Free Download)

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17th February: CFZ OUTREACH: "let's lay the foundation for a new world"

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17th February: CFZ: Something that you can all do to help..

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17th February: CFZ: Its the CFZ Daily News. Thanks to Gavin Lloyd Wilson we now have a daily news service

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17th February: ALIEN ANIMALS: Glen Vaudrey tells the massively peculiar story of the grey seal of Dobby's Lock

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17th February: FOSSIL RECORD: A crocodile with horns?

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17th February: FOSSIL RECORD: The earliest ever human hair? And guess where they found it..

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16th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Neil Arnold introduces us to a wonderfully obscure 19th Century episode in the annals of Fortean Zoology. Well done mate, you are a much better researcher than most.

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16th February: CFZ: We are recruiting again. Anyone want a job?

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16th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: Massive die-off of Olive Ridley turtles. Why?

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16th February: ALIEN ANIMALS: Indian red dogs escape in Kent. A perfect excuse for a Jobseeker's Allowance related headline. HaHa!

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16th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Dr Karl Shuker takes a look at giant caecilians. Could such a thing be?

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16th February: CFZ BLOGGO: A brief service announcement - this week is likely to be weirder than usual

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16th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Heather Mikhail examines √úberoxen - an attempt by Third Reich scientists to recreate Aurochs, not as a biological superweapon but as part of a planned Aryan theme-park
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16th February: FORTEAN ZOOLOGY: A plague of caterpillars in Liberia. Nasty. Guess which of us wrote the headline..
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16th February: CFZ: We are giving stuff away. Do you want to join in?
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15th February: : CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Giant eagles in the north of England and a Hungarian wildman courtesy of Richard Muirhead. The man is a marvel. How does he do it?

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15th February: : CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Naomi brings us better video of the Texas blue dog. Attagirl!

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15th February: : CFZ ARCHIVING PROJECT: More goodies to download for free courtesy of Oll Lewis and a scanner we pinched from a defunct tropical fish magazine

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15th February: : CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Giant snakes and killer lungfish. Richard Freeman has been blogging around

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15th February: FORTEAN: Fafrotskies - freaky falls of fish and frogs.

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15th February: FORTEAN: Richard talks about a revolting new soft drink.

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15th February: CFZ PEOPLE: Corinna introduces us to Heather, our new girl in the United Arab Emirates.

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15th February: FORTEAN: Nigel gets all metaphysical.

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14th February: CFZ PRESS: The new look The Amateur Naturalist magazine is completed. The download version is available now for just £2.50.

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14th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Naomi West goes to San Antonio in search of jackalopes.

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14th February: CFZ PEOPLE: With only a week to go until the Yeovil Bugfest, Kara Wadham has a run-in with the council.

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14th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: For Valentine's Day, Oll Lewis tells a sad story about a lonely whale.

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14th February: CFZ: Corinna introduces us to another new CFZ regional rep... Jan Edwards.

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14th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Glen Vaudrey asks, where have all the sea-serpents gone? Long time passing.

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14th February: FORTEAN: The third installment of Mike Hallowell's investigation of Geordie Monsters.

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14th February: POLITICS: The latest adventures of the Sea Shepherd gang. Huzzah!.

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14th February: POLITICS: Our coverage of the Vatican's endorsement of Darwinism has sparked comment. Jon Downes nails his personal convictions to the mast.

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13th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: A peculiar creature is sighted in the woods near Falmouth, which also play host to the Owlman of Mawnan.

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13th February: ALIEN ANIMALS: Max Blake tells the story of yet another set of mysterious footprints and put the the matter safely to bed.

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13th February: CONSERVATION: Richard Freeman discovers an innovative new conservation programme for the critically endangered Spix's macaw

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13th February: CFZ: We help a new research project about cryptozoological blogging.

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13th February: ALIEN ANIMALS: We welcome guest blogger Neil Arnold, who writes at length about that most singular of creatures - the big cat researcher

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13th February: ZOOLOGY: The kakapo is a flightless, nocturnal parrot from New Zealand, and one of the weirdest birds in the world. Richard Freeman tells the story of just one kakapo which is even more peculiar than its brethren

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13th February: CFZ: A heads-up that Jon and Richard are on stage again, next week in London

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13th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Oll writes about Giant Sharks

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12th February: ZOOLOGY: Astounding news. The Pope endorses Darwinism. Is this the end for Creationism? We certainly hope so

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12th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: We welcome new guest blogger Tania Poole who looks at the cryptozoology of her part of Australia

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12th February: CFZ: Corinna introduces us to Lanette Baker, our new Missouri representative

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12th February: AMATEUR NATURALIST: The history of some well known tropical fish

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12th February: ZOOLOGY: Happy Birthday Charles. Charles Darwin is 200 years old today, and congratulations are not necesarily in order

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12th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Max Blake, bless him, has more news on the Hastings big cat. We have pictures, and they are impressive ones

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12th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: A study in scarlet. Are there two species of British viper?

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12th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Giant bats in the USA?

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11th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Jan Edwards recounds a macabre tale of a mystery Pennine predator

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11th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Glen Vaudrey writes wistfully about Steller's Sea Cow

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11th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Could this be the explanation for the River Medway monster?

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11th February: CFZ: Corinna rejoices in the fact that more women are joining the CFZ team, and introduces us to our new Texas rep. Naomi West

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11th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Richard Muirhead tells the story of a crisis in his life that led to some amazing discoveries. Highly recommended, and includes a ringtailed lemur in Nottingham in 1912! Totally exclusive

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11th February: CFZ: Nick Redfern has been assembling a scratch team of investigators across the United States. This is getting to be like `The Dirty Dozen` Wayhay!

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11th February: ANIMAL MUTILATIONS: Peculiar badger mutilations in Gloucestershire.

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11th February: CFZ PEOPLE: David Kingston, CFZ benefactor from 1997-2001 has got cancer. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

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11th February: CFZ PEOPLE: Product placement. Jon's nephew in School Play drama.

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10th February: CFZ PRESS: You wanna know why we stopped publishing Exotic Pets and have started publishing The Amateur Naturalist instead. Jon is gonna tell ya!

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10th February: CRYPTOZOOLOGY: Max and Oll agree (mostly) about great white sharks, with some extra bits of the back story (warning - includes yet more dead seals).

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10th February: CFZ: At the CFZ Spring is beginning to have sprung.

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10th February: FORTEAN: Dr Dan meets Mystic Nige. Dan Holdsworth comments on Nigel Wright's discussion about the meeting point between paranormal and cryptozoological research.

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10th February: ALIEN ANIMALS PROJECT: Max Blake looks at out-of-places foxes.

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10th February: FORTEAN: Our old friend Nigel Wright, one time CFZ stalwart, takes us to the grey areas where cryptozoology and paranormal studies overlap.

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10th February: POLITICS: Tim Matthews takes a long hard look at the Animal Rights movement.

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10th February: Our sympathies go to Gavin Lloyd-Jones on the death of his cat Spock. Rest in Peace little feller...

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10th February: You wanna know why we stopped publishing Exotic Pets and have started publishing The Amateur Naturalist instead. Jon is gonna tell ya!
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10th February: Max and Oll agree (mostly) about great black sharks, with some extra bits of the back story (warning - includes yet more dead seals.

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10th February: At the CFZ Spring is beginning to have sprung.

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10th February: Dr Dan meets Mystic Nige. Dan Holdsworth comments on Nigel Wright's discussion about the meeting point between paranormal and cryptozoological research.

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10th February: ALIEN ANIMALS PROJECT: Max Blake looks at out-of-places foxes.

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10th February: Our old friend Nigel Wright, one time CFZ stalwart, takes us to the grey areas where cryptozoology and paranormal studies overlap.

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10th February: Tim Matthews takes a long hard look at the Animal Rights movement.

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10th February: Our sympathies go to Gavin Lloyd-Jones on the death of his cat Spock. Rest in Peace little feller...

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9th February: We welcome Nick Redfern's Crypto Squad USA onto the bloggo network.

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9th February: Derek Grebner presents a controversial, but interesting concept. That hunting for sport actually helps conservation.

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9th February: A revealing interview with CFZ Zoological Director Richard Freeman

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9th February: Tim Matthews talks about toads.

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9th February: Karl Shuker talks about dog deities. There are far more than one might think

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9th February: Dan Holdsworth politely disagrees with what Tim Matthews had to say about the lasting effects of crop circles

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9th February: Lanette thinks that she has a far more prosaic explanation for the blue dogs of Texas..

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9th February: Exotic Pets magazine is no more. But don't panic, something much better has risen from its ashes

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8th February: Press release about planned CFZ return to Guyana

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8th February: Extraordinary photograph of migrating narwhals

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8th February: Oll Lewis looks at the stories about Great black Sharks in British waters

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8th February: We look at a disease which threatens bat populations across the USA

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8th February: Richard Holland from Paranormal magazine goes in search of animals that aren't

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8th February: Olivia McCarthy examines the burgeoning use of mammoth tusks in body art

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8th February: Fleur Fulcher goes in search of the slender billed curlew, and gets upset when she finds out, not just that it is probably extinct, but that no-one really cares

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8th February: CFZ PEOPLE: Dr Daz and his lovely wife have a baby.

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7th February: This morning we were sent a picture of a fairy. The photograph was allegedly taken in Argentina in early January..

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7th February: Corinna tells the heartwarming (and completely off-topic story of an OAP milkman drug dealer. Its nothing to do with cryptozoology, but oddly touching..

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7th February: Fleur sent us this story (and video) about the critically endangered Siamese crocodile - a cryptozoological success story.

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7th February: Richard Freeman investigates the fear factor.

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7th February: New Nessie photo, but don't get your hopes up..

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7th February: The CFZ has been studying the blue dogs of Texas for some time. Now, thanks to Naomi West, here is some very interesting new evidence

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7th February: Tim Matthews makes crop circles. It makes him `at one with nature` or so he says...

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7th February: Jon Downes has a crisis of conscience. What another one?

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6th February: A Russian mystery creature - what the hell is it?

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6th February: Glen introduces us to the world of giant jellyfish

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6th February: Giant squid and Ivory-billed woodpeckers on the Nature Blogs Network

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6th February: Max Blake speaks! Max is interviewed by Geoff Ward for Mysterious West

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6th February: Colin Higgins explores the world of lampreys. They suck!

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6th February: A totally amazing picture of a mammoth tusk washed out of the Alaska permafrost

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6th February: Jan Edwards is searching for spiders. Why? You may well ask...

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6th February: HELP When we were younger so much younger than today, we never needed
anybody's help in any way. But now we do.

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5th February: Christopher Bonnette tells us about monsters in art, and the genesis of his own monstrous art project

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5th February: The lovely Kara Wadham tells us about the Yeovil Bugfest. Be there or be square..

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5th February: Tim Matthews shows remarkable prescience, and illustrates one of the abiding philospophical mainstays of the CFZ agenda.


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5th February: Innocent mutation, heavenly gift, or evidence of man's depredations? The golden frogs of Bovey Tracey. A charming medieval legend gives the lie to a contemporary biological misunderstanding.


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5th February: Dr Dan Holdsworth follows up a recent posting by Tim Matthews, with an investigation of fox biology.
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5th February: Max Blake has a condor moment, as he ponders the latest news in the conservation of these magnificent birds.
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5th February: The father of all the turtles? An Asian myth about a giant chelonian. Could it actually exist?
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5th February: David "Geordie Dave" Curtis joins the CFZ Bloggo crew, with a picture-led report about Richard and Mike at the Alum House last week. (Has probably the best feadline of the month so far, although Tim's discourse on Vulpes vulpes comes close)
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4th February: Jon Downes joins the 21st Century at last. Animals & Men gets a digital edition as well as the standard one.
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4th February: Richard Muirhead asks whether a pterosaur could have survived to the present day in the jungles of New Guinea
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4th February: Richard Freeman examines what he calls the global template for monsters
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4th February: Words from the Wizard. We preview Tony "Doc" Shiels's new book
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4th February: As we finally got snowed in, the world is agog to know. What does Biggles think of the snow?
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4th February: The bloggo joins the Nature Blog Network, and as a direct result of Dr Darren, Jon finds yet more things to distract him from doing any work..
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4th February: Tim Matthews discourses on urban foxes and golfers. He likes one but not the other. Guess which..
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4th February: Mike Hallowell continues his discourse on the monsters of Geordieland with a hunt for a giant lobster.. Click here for further details...
4th February: Ol' four eyes is back.. and he does it HIS way
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3rd February: More news from the CFZ Archiving project.
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3rd February: Max Blake has a look at a new species of iguana in the Galapagos Islands. And guess what... it's pink!.
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3rd February: Jan Edwards tells the story of the Weardale wolverine.
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3rd February: Max Blake was on the track of background information regarding the New Zealand
Bat Attack when he came across something utterly stupendous. There's more to extinct New Zealand bats than meets the eye. Max should know: he's an expert.
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3rd February: More on the New Zealand bat attacks. Warning: contains video of lumberjacks
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3rd February: Tim Matthews looks at freshwater stingrays, and asks why we ain't doing it? (Discovering them that is)
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3rd February: Realising that we have more snow than we have for a while, you are bound to ask: "What does Biggles make of it all?"
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2nd February: The new episode of `Cryptozoology: On the Track`. This month it includes, the saga of the `Beast of the Bay`, Mississippi Map Turtles, Bears in Illinois, new and rediscovered animals, some peculiar art, two beloved cartoon animals as you have never seen them before, a brief look at the dodo and others, and a competition. Be there or be square
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2nd February: It's the charts. Who is top of the CFZ hit parade?.
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2nd February: More on the Bat attacks in New Zealand. Tony Lucas wonders whether the implications could be very serious indeed.
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2nd February: Nick Redfern, our resident punk nostalgic remembers Sid Vicious who died 30 years ago today. Dowes it have anything to do with cryptozoology? No, of course not..
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2nd February: Richard Freeman reports from the opening night of as Fortean theme-bar in Geordieland, with a peculiar story about a ten foot lobster.
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2nd February: Bat attacks in New Zealand. Sonething very strange seems to be happening. Tony Lucas reports.
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2nd February: Jordan Warner takes us behind the scenes of `Cryptid Hunt`, and tells us what happened when he went to West Virginia in search of Mothman.
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2nd February: Showing the mixture of political acumen, crypto savvy, and downright silliness that ensures a bright future for him at the CFZ, Wildcat Island. Matty Osborne finds an apposite pun on a BBC website..
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1st February: Technical issues at the CFZ? Never. Jon explains what has been happening.
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1st February: New guest blogger Alan Friswell talks about Komodo dragons and King Kong.
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1st February: Richard Freeman bemoans what is happening to museums.
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1st February: Richard Holland, editor of Paranormal Magazine talks about his own sighting of a mystery beast, albeit a small and cuddly one..
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1st February: The latest developments on the trail of the British Big Cat by Max Blake.
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1st February: Biggles in an adventure with mudslides: The latest adventures of the CFZ dog, plus Corinna's examination of the old canard that one year of a dog's life is worth seven of a human's.
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1st February: Whalegate! Dubya wanted commercial whaling to resume? He isn't president any more, but we still hate him.
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1st February: Jan Edwards introduces us to the were-hedgehog of Weardale.
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1st February: Technical issues at the CFZ? Never. Jon explains what has been happening.
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