It looks like six Civil War soldiers gathered around an apparent Pteranodon

Photograph of a Modern Pterosaur?

Have you ever seen a photograph of what looks like a modern pterosaur? We now examine one of the better-known photos, what appears to be a Pteranodon with Civil War soldiers: Is this a genuine photograph from the Civil War? (click on it for enlargement) After hours of online searching, I have found extremely differing interpretations. On Dale Drinnon’s Frontiers…

front cover for nonfiction cryptozoology book, 3rd edition

How can any Pterosaur be Alive?

Skeptical comments are not always in question-format, but inherent in many criticisms is an idea like this: “How can all those geologists and biologists be wrong about the extinction of pterosaurs?” I’ve written three nonfiction books in which that kind of question has been addressed, although I feel it still has not been covered adequately. Let’s consider five brief explanations for the survival…

silhouette page of 34 images of bats, birds, and pterosaurs, used by Guessman and Woetzel on their 2004 expedition on Umboi Island

Griffith Park Dragons?

This past Monday morning I read an email I received from a woman who encountered three “dragons” flying over the I-5 freeway, just northeast of downtown Los Angeles, on Sunday morning, March 3rd. (I will call this anonymous eyewitness “CGP”) This morning at about 6 am [later clarified to be within five minutes of 6:10 a.m.]  I saw…

Flying Lights in the United States

Sightings of Bioluminescent Pterosaurs? I just received a sighting report from Tennessee (edited for spelling and quoted in part): A friend of mine has directed me to you to see if you may have any insight into what my husband and I saw this evening. We were driving home and saw three glowing balls in…

Bias and Pterosaur Sighting Credibility

Survey Sent to Biology Faculty Members I recently started sending out a survey to biology professors in universities in the United States. Part of the purpose relates to investigating bias in favor of the pterosaur-extinction axiom. The following is part of that survey, three questions: 1) Before receiving this survey, did you know of the…