rural - Agawa River in Canada

Living Pterosaurs Reported in Ontario, Canada

By the modern-pterosaur expert Jonathan Whitcomb Yesterday and early this morning, I received emails from an eyewitness in Canada, a man who had encountered an apparent living pterosaur, in the fall of 2016, near the town of Lindsay in Ontario. He had also contacted me this past summer. Here’s the December 29th email, which answered…

sketch, by eyewitness, of the Rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur of eastern Cuba

“I saw a Flying Dinosaur”

Although it’s more common, in the United States, for an eyewitness of an apparent living pterosaur to use the word pterodactyl, I sometimes come across the phrase “flying dinosaur.” Consider now an encounter in July of 2012, in the words of the eyewitness herself: Wed 18 2012 my two sons n i was traveling down…

sketch of the two pterosaurs observed by Eskin Kuhn in Cuba

Sightings of Living Pterosaurs in the South – Yes, in the USA

Eyewitness Accounts of Modern Pterosaurs in the Southern States By the living-pterosaur expert Jonathan Whitcomb (author of books on extant pterosaurs) The online Living Pterosaurs proclamation gives the following American states in the South, among many U.S. states, as places where eyewitnesses have seen apparent non-extinct “pterodactyls,” by whatever name those persons used for the…

in Papua New Guinea: Jacob Kepas and James Blume

Eyewitnesses of Possible Living Pterosaurs

By the nonfiction author Jonathan D. Whitcomb Let’s examine types of sightings of potential pterosaurs and a small number of the more-important eyewitness encounters. The three types include: Flying light, with no discernible shape or features Glowing creature that flies (apparent bioluminescent winged animal) Apparent living pterosaur, with no glowing The second type, for our…

nonfiction book about a photo of a 19th century pterosaur

Glen Kuban’s “Living Pterosaurs”

By the modern-pterosaur expert Jonathan D. Whitcomb (published May 20, 2017) We agree to disagree Glen Kuban (GK) and I have a few things in common. We’ve both been writing about reports of apparent extant pterosaurs (or those who believe in them) for a long time, and we’ve written a lot. I started late in 2003;…

Rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur

Rhamphorhynchoid Pterosaurs

For many years, many scientists have assumed that the Rhamphorhynchoidea suborder of pterosaurs was an early “primitive” type, ancestral to the Pterodactyloidea (the shorter tailed ones depicted in movies). Yet modern sightings of long-tailed featherless flying creatures suggests many older ideas need to be examined in a new light. Remember that real science should allow…

Tyrannosaurus Rex kind of dinosaur

Carbon Radiometric Dating and Neutron Capture Speculation

Before getting into details about potential neutron capture and how it relates to radiometric dating of dinosaur bones, consider this introduction. According to the Paleo-Group web site (“Carbon Dating of Fossils“): Almost all paleontologists never date dinosaur bones, because they have assumed for some time that the bones have to be millions of years old. True science…