Newspaper Coverage of Pterosaur Sightings

Newspapers do, on occasion, publish reports of encounters with flying creatures described like pterosaurs, although eyewitnesses may use words like “pterodactyl” or “flying dinosaur.” Let’s begin with a 2004 article in the Papua New Guinea newspaper Post-Courier. COULD humble Siassi Islands in Morobe Province hold the answer to studies into prehistoric times? Many in the…

California Pterosaur in a Newspaper

An 1891 issue of the Los Angeles Herald newspaper had an article from an earlier California news publication, about reports of “dragons” flying over an area south of Fresno, around Selma. The main headline of the article read “pterodactyls.” (“stewn with feathers” refers to the┬áplace where “dragons” attacked birds) According to the Los Angeles Herald…

Flying Under the Radar in Marfa, Texas

Why does it seem so difficult for some Marfa Light investigators to accept obvious evidence of a biological source for the ghost lights of southwest Texas? It seems that nocturnal flying predators are literally and figuratively flying under the radar near Marfa. What is the best hiding place for what may be living pterosaurs near…