David Woetzel, explorer and cryptozoologist

Searching for living dinosaurs and pterosaurs has become an important avocation for David Woetzel, a New Hampshire businessman, and in both central Africa and Papua New Guinea has he searched. Late in 2000, he accompanied the explorer William Gibbons into Cameroon, Africa, where they interviewed many natives. A creature called “li’kela-bembe” is greatly feared in …

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Nonfiction books about modern pterosaurs

Whether called “pterosaur,” “pterodactyl,” “Big Bird,” “flying dinosaur,” “dragon,” or “ropen,” this large flying creature, unclassified by modern science, is the subject of several modern nonfiction books. Live Pterosaurs in America Jonathan Whitcomb wrote this nonfiction, in 2009, after receiving many emails from Americans who reported sightings of apparent pterosaurs in the United States. The sighting locations …

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Book about living pterosaurs in the U.S.

Live Pterosaurs in America: Sightings of Apparent Pterosaurs in the United States–this nonfiction paperback may be the only book ever written about apparent pterosaurs seen across the country, from West Coast to East Coast and from Texas to Maine. But this is more than just a compilation of eyewitness stories; the reasons for the delay in …

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Hoaxes fail to explain U.S. living-pterosaur reports

A press release (August 04, 2009, News Blaze) is titled “Reports of Living Pterosaurs in U.S. Fail Explanation as Hoaxes,” leaving doubt as to what the title means. The body of the article itself, however, leaves no doubt: Hoax-explanations fail, but the credibility of the eyewitnesses does not fail. The author explains how three separate …

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