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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Paul Nation, the most active LP explorer

No other American cryptozoologist has gone on more expeditions to Papua New Guinea, to search for living pterosaurs, than Paul Nation. He was part of one of the first ropen expeditions to Umboi Island, in the 1990’s, returning to Umboi in 2002, with his son, Nathanael. In 2003, he mailed many eyewitness videos to Jonathan Whitcomb, who became …

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Garth Guessman, another active cryptozoologist

Literally and figuratively following in the footsteps of his friend David Woetzel, Garth Guessman, of California, has searched for creatures that Western science declares extinct. After these two Americans had consulted with the missionary Jim Blume, on the mainland of Papua New Guinea in 2004, they took a small plane to Umboi Island, home of …

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