Nonfiction book by Michael Newton: Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology, A Global Guide - copyright 2005 - published by McFarland & Company

Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology – A Global Guide

At a list price of $75, the Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology is not for everybody, but for cryptozoology readers who visit libraries it is priceless; I found a copy in the main branch of the Long Beach (California) Public Library. This is one of the twelve reference works awarded special acclaim, in 2006, by the American Library Association;…

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…