Bernard Heuvelmans ( October 10, 1916 – August 22, 2001) was a scientist, explorer, researcher, and a writer probably best known as a founder of cryptozoology. His monumental 1958 book, On the Track of Unknown Animals (Sur la piste des bêtes ignorées) is often regarded as one of the best and most influential cryptozoological works. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bernard Heuvelmans"
Jon-Erik Beckjord is a San Francisco–based paranormal investigator and photographer known for his far-reaching claims regarding such phenomena as UFOs, crop circles, the Loch Ness Monster, and, his specialty, Bigfoot. Because of his speculations that creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot may be interdimensional aliens, he is considered a fringe theorist not only by skeptics but also by the vast majority of his fellow cryptozoologists. He is the founder of The Bigfoot Investigators & Researchers Organization (BIRO). ...more on Wikipedia about "Erik Beckjord"
Fredrick William Holiday, also known as "Ted Holiday" (1920-1979) was a British journalist, angler, cryptozoologist, and wildlife specialist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fredrick William Holiday"
Jerry D. Coleman (born October 3, 1951 in Macon County, Illinois) is an American anomalist who is best known as the author of Strange Highways (ISBN 189252337X), a cult classic of Forteana. He is also the younger brother of Loren Coleman, a well-known cryptozoologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jerry D. Coleman"
John Green, of Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, referred to by friends and supporters as "Mr. Sasquatch," is a leading researcher into the Bigfoot phenomenon, although John Green prefers Sasquatch. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Green"
Dr. Jordi Magraner (? - August 2, 2002), a Catalan native living in France, researched the Barmanou in Afghanistan and Pakistan from 1990 to 2002. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jordi Magraner"
Dr. Karl P. N. Shuker (born 1959) is a British zoologist living in the West Midlands, England. After obtaining a BSc (Honours) degree in pure zoology at the University of Leeds (U.K.), followed by a PhD in zoology and comparative physiology at the University of Birmingham (U.K.), he became a full-time freelance zoological consultant, media consultant, and author, specialising in cryptozoology and animal mythology, and is considered one of the foremost authorities in these fields. He is currently the author of 12 books (Book #12 is due to be published in 2006) and many hundreds of articles. Aside from his own publications (see Works, below), Dr. Shuker pens two regular cryptozoological columns ('Alien Zoo' and 'The Lost Ark') in Fortean Times, is a contributing editor and cryptozoological columnist for Strange Magazine, and has been a contributor for many years to Fate Magazine, as well as to many other publications around the globe. Appearing frequently on television and radio, he has acted as a consultant for several television specials and series too, including Discovery TV's major series 'Into the Unknown'. He has also served as a question setter for the BBC's cerebral quiz show Mastermind, and in November 2001 he became a high-bracket prize-winning contestant on the original, British version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, the world's most successful television quiz show, produced by Celador. He is a Scientific Fellow of the prestigious Zoological Society of London, a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, a Member of the International Society of Cryptozoology and other wildlife-related organisations, as well as a Member of the Society of Authors, and he continues to travel throughout the world during the course of his researches. ...more on Wikipedia about "Karl Shuker"
Loren Coleman (born in 1947 in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American scientist, best known as a leading specialist in cryptozoology, having done fieldwork since 1960. He is the older brother of Jerry D. Coleman ...more on Wikipedia about "Loren Coleman"
René Dahinden (born 1930; died 2001) was a well-known Bigfoot (Sasquatch) researcher who was born in Switzerland but moved to Canada in 1953, where he would live for the rest of his life. He became interested in the Bigfoot phenomenom shortly after arriving in Canada, and during the next few decades he conducted many field investigations and interviews throughout the Pacific Northwest. Dahinden was a major advocate for the controversial Patterson-Gimlin film, which was taken in 1967 and supposedly provides photographic evidence of Bigfoot. He also wrote a book, Sasquatch, which was published in 1973. ...more on Wikipedia about "René Dahinden"
Roderick Sprague is an American anthropologist, and the Emeritus Director of the Laboratory of Anthropology at the University of Idaho. In addition to his work in the traditional anthropological fields, he has also collaborated with Professor Grover Krantz in an attempt to apply scientific reasoning to the study of sasquatch ...more on Wikipedia about "Roderick Sprague"
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