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ShukerNature · 2W ago

'MYSTERY CREATURES OF CHINA: THE COMPLETE CRYPTOZOOLOGICAL GUIDE', BY DAVID C. XU - A LANDMARK IN THE LITERATURE OF UNKNOWN ANIMALS

The exquisite artwork on the front cover of David C. Xu's wonderful book (© David C. Xu/Coachwhip Publications)December 2017 may seem rather early for anyone to put forward a major contender to receive in a year's time the accolade of Best Cryptozool...
ShukerNature · 1M ago

KICKING UP ANOTHER STINK - BRINGING JAVA'S GIANT TREE-CLIMBING 'SKUNKS' DOWN TO EARTH

19th-Century engraving of the Malayan or Javanese stink badger, native to Java, Sumatra, a...
ShukerNature · 1M ago

KICKING UP A STINK - BARBARA WOODHOUSE'S PERPLEXING POUCHED SKUNK

The late Barbara Woodhouse on the front cover of one of her books, No Bad Dogs: The Woodhouse Way (© Barbara Woodhouse/Summit Books – reproduced here on a strictly educational, non-commercial Fair Use basis for review purposes only)I've
ShukerNature · 1M ago

DELINEATING THE DARKER SIDE OF LEOPARDS - ARE SOME MYSTERY CATS PSEUDO-MELANISTIC?

Chromolithograph from the PZSL, 3 March 1885, depicting the first Grahamstown pseudo-melan...
ShukerNature · 2M ago

THE GIANT ANT GODS OF KLUMPOK, AND THE SPIDER MONSTER OF SUNDRA STRAIT - THEY REALLY WERE 'STRANGER THAN PEOPLE' !

Stunning artwork from 'Klumpok' in Stranger Than People (© YWP – reproduced here on a strictly non-commercial, educational Fair Use basis for review purposes only)It is always fascinating and often truly eye-opening to learn about and reflect upon bo...
ShukerNature · 2M ago

MORE PICTURES OF MONKEY BUSINESS? - DOES AT LEAST ONE OF THE 'LOST' AMERANTHROPOIDES LOYSI PHOTOGRAPHS EXIST?

Could there be a 'lost' Ameranthropoides loysi photograph out there somewhere, awaiting re...
ShukerNature · 3M ago

HOW TO MEET A MEGATHERIUM ON A STREET IN ENGLAND

The Iguanodon and Megatheriumacting as supporters to the University of Cambridge's coat of...
ShukerNature · 3M ago

CUTTING A PHONEY MEGA-PYTHON DOWN TO SIZE - OR, EXPOSING ANOTHER FAKE SNAKE

Photo-manipulated fake photograph of an ostensibly mega-sized reticulated python (creator ...
ShukerNature · 4M ago

A LYING LION AND AN ANACONDA CON - EXPOSING SOME MORE FAKE ANIMAL PHOTOS ONLINE

A genuine photograph of the green anaconda Eunectes murinus– the largest and most familiar...
ShukerNature · 4M ago

MY INTERVIEW FOR 'THE X FACTOR' - NO, NOT 'THAT' ONE!

Publicity photograph of me with cast of a fossil dinosaur footprint, as featured in my X Factor interview (© Dr Karl Shuker)Several years before a certain music talent show of the same name first appeared on British television (in 2004, to be exact) ...