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By Daniel Loxton,Donald R. Prothero,Michael Shermer

ISBN-10: 0231153201

ISBN-13: 9780231153201

ISBN-10: 023115321X

ISBN-13: 9780231153218

Throughout our historical past, people were captivated by way of 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 attention-grabbing international of cryptozoology. Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero have written an pleasing, academic, and definitive textual content on cryptids, proposing the arguments either for and opposed to their life and systematically tough the pseudoscience that perpetuates their myths. After studying the character of technology 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 at the back of the power trust in paranormal phenomena, picking the foremost gamers in cryptozoology, discussing the nature of its lifestyle, and contemplating the problem it poses to transparent and significant pondering in our more and more complicated world.

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