crude head sketches evaluated by Hodgkinson

Ropen Critic on Youtube

Around September of 2013, the following comment appeared in response to the “Ropen-Pterodactyl American Eyewitness” Youtube video: “Wow! The problem here is these creatures would have to live in populations in order to survive. They would be seen by lots of different people (not just wacky fundies) and would be well known to science. It is…

digital copy of front cover of the nonfiction book by Jonathan Whitcomb

How old is the Pterosaur-Extinction Idea?

The assumption that all “pterodactyls” became extinct long ago—that idea is old itself. According to the third edition of Searching for Ropens and Finding God, it seems to have started at the time of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, in the late 1700’s: Four years before George Washington was elected to his first term in the…

front cover for nonfiction cryptozoology book, 3rd edition

Plasma or Ropens Near Marfa, Texas?

Nobody has spent more hours actively investigating Marfa Lights in the field than James Bunnell, who lives in Texas. He has accumulated much valuable data on sightings of the truly mysterious lights, the ones that are clearly not related to car headlights. He deserves far more acclaim than he has received, from the majority of those who…