Living Pterosaurs in the USA

By the nonfiction cryptozoology author Jonathan Whitcomb Over the past 15 years, I’ve seen hundreds of reports of non-extinct pterosaurs, often called “pterodactyls.” Most of those have been direct contact with eyewitnesses, often emails that they send me. The great majority of those have been from ordinary Americans who have seen extraordinary flying creatures. Take …

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“Dragon” or “Big Bird” in Sandy and Draper, Utah

By the modern-pterosaur expert Jonathan David Whitcomb I interviewed three eyewitnesses in Draper, Utah, two days ago. The sightings were about four miles west of the mountains that are the eastern border of the Salt Lake Valley, near the southern area of the valley. They seem to have witnessed an American Hammerhead Ropen, what my …

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Real Pterodactyl in a Civil War Photo

By the modern-pterosaur expert and author Jonathan Whitcomb What’s the real point of the Ptp photograph? Consider the following: Two scientists have shown that this is a real animal, with wings It looks like a Pteranodon, according to some opinions The Photoshop-hoax conjecture has been shot down, in different ways Criticisms of the appearances of …

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Modern Pterodactyls in the United States

The following post is by the modern-pterosaur expert and author Jonathan David Whitcomb Why do I use the word pterodactyl in some of my writings? It’s not from adhering to the scientific definition of pterodactyl but from a common word used by eyewitnesses. When a non-scientist observes a featherless flying creature that looks like a pterosaur, that eyewitness might …

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