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ShukerNature · 2h ago

ARE FRUIT BATS FLYING PRIMATES? ANOTHER RETROSPECTIVE FROM OUT OF THE ARCHIVES

A fruit bat in flight at Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, Australia (© Daniel Vianna/Wiki...
ShukerNature · 1W ago

EXPOSING YET ANOTHER FAKE BLACK LION PHOTOGRAPH

Yet another fake black lion photograph currently circulating online (© Bridges, reproduced...
ShukerNature · 2W ago

WATER CIVET VS AQUATIC GENET, OR MORPHOLOGY VS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - A TALE OF TANGLED TAXONOMY

Painting from 1924 of water civets/aquatic genets in their native habitat (public domain/reproduced here on a strictly non-commercial Fair Use basis only)
ShukerNature · 3W ago

UFO-LOGICAL ENCOUNTERS OF THE INSECT KIND?

Computer-generated rendition of what a UFO consisting of a large swarm of glowing insects ...
ShukerNature · 3W ago

MAKING A MOCKERY OF THE MOCK TURTLE NO LONGER – ELUCIDATING LEWIS CARROLL'S LUGUBRIOUS CALF-HEADED CHELONIAN

A colourised version of one of Sir John Tenniel's famous original illustrations of the Mock Turtle with the Gryphon and Alice, from Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, 1865 (public domain)
ShukerNature · 3W ago

SHEDDING LIGHT ON (AND BY) THE SEA MOUSE - FURRY BODY BUT LOTS OF LEGS!

Photo-still from online video clip whose 'mystery creature' is simply a species of polycha...
ShukerNature · 1M ago

AFTER EIGHT YEARS OF SHUKERNATURE THE BLOG, A FIRST GLIMPSE OF SHUKERNATURE: THE BOOK!

Early version of Anthony Wallis's awesome front-cover artwork for ShukerNature: The Book – thanks, Ant!! (© Anthony Wallis/Dr Karl Shuker)Due to some recurrent internet-connectio
ShukerNature · 1M ago

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE CURIOUS FORTEAN

Wearing my Fortean Times-sponsored 'Operation Congo 1985' mokele-mbembe expedition t-shirt...
ShukerNature · 1M ago

ARE GIANT FLIGHTLESS RAVENS SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT IN CANADA?

Representation of the possible appearance of British Columbia's alleged red-tailed giant ravens (© Dr Karl Shuker)What better way for ShukerNature to begin 2017 than with a hitherto little-known mystery beast –
ShukerNature · 1M ago

DUPLICATING THE DIRE WOLF AS A DOMESTIC DOG?

Life-sized dire wolf statue at Dinosaur Valley, Wookey Hole, in Somerset, England (© Dr Ka...