By Daniel Loxton, Donald R. Prothero

ISBN-10: 0231153201

ISBN-13: 9780231153201

Title Note:
earlier version name Bigfoot, Nessie, the Yeti, and different notable Creatures: Cryptozoology Debunked
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Throughout our heritage, people were captivated via mythic beasts and mythical creatures. stories of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are a part of our collective adventure. Now comes a publication from committed investigators that explores and elucidates the interesting global of cryptozoology.

Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero have written an unique, academic, and definitive textual content on cryptids, providing the arguments either for and opposed to their lifestyles and systematically hard the pseudoscience that perpetuates their myths. After interpreting the character of technological know-how and pseudoscience and their relation to cryptozoology, Loxton and Prothero tackle Bigfoot; the Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, and its cross-cultural incarnations; the Loch Ness monster and its hugely publicized sightings; the evolution of the nice Sea Serpent; and Mokele Mbembe, or the Congo dinosaur. They finish with an research of the psychology in the back of the chronic trust in paranormal phenomena, choosing the key avid gamers in cryptozoology, discussing the nature of its tradition, and contemplating the problem it poses to transparent and significant pondering in our more and more advanced world.

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