Pterosaurs in Kansas and Arkansas

Let’s consider two states where eyewitnesses report seeing living pterosaurs: Kansas and Arkansas. Both sightings are covered in detail in the book Live Pterosaurs in America, nonfiction cryptozoology. Pterosaur in Kansas “My friend and I were talking and I mentioned that I had seen an extremely large bird that resembled a pterodactyl some years ago…

Sighting in St. Louis

The upcoming revised edition of Live Pterosaurs in America will have a number of new sighting reports [update: the third edition of this nonfiction cryptozoology book was published late in 2011]. One of those newly-reported encounters was in St. Louis, Missouri. The man and his grandmother saw the large apparently smooth-skinned creature, on July 15, 2004,…

Marfa Lights in Texas

As of late-2010, only a few of the scientists who had investigated Marfa Lights, the strange ghost lights of Marfa, Texas, had been informed of the living-pterosaur explanation. (Not all lights around Marfa are truly uncommon, however, since the atmospheric conditions sometimes make distant car headlights appear strange.) The cryptozoological possibility seems weird, but there are similarities with…

Ropen-Light Sighting by Evelyn Cheesman

According to Wikipedia, “Lucy Evelyn Cheesman (1881 – 1969) was a British entomologist and traveller” who was the first woman to be hired as a curator at the Regent’s Park Zoo (London, England). Her accomplishments in biological discovery, during her many travels around the world, extended beyond finding new species of insects. The following species…

South Carolina Sighting

Susan Wooten first communicated with me, by email, in 2007, and I was delighted that she wanted to share her sighting with others. Over the years, she has established her credibility as a reliable eyewitness of what Western society is sometimes unprepared to accept: Some Americans, sometimes, see flying creatures that can only be described…

Eyewitness Paul Nation

It was his third expedition in Papua New Guinea, but the first one on the mainland. Deep in the mountainous interior, in Tawa Village, at 7:20 p.m., on Nov 9, 2006, Paul Nation videotaped two lights on a nearby ridge. A few weeks later, in Central California, Cliff Paiva (a missile defense physicist) analyzed the video footage,…

Living Nightmare: Attack in the Dead of Winter

Copyright 2010 Jonathan Whitcomb (Reproduce no more than the first three paragraphs, unless given permission to reproduce more. And please link to this page. Thank you. The following is no joke, although the findings have yet to be verified scientifically.) The Nightmare Remember your worst nightmare? Were you glad to wake up? Be grateful. In…