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Wednesday Jul 30 | Cryptomundo

The Crowing Crested Cobra - A Cryptozoological Cockatrice?

The legendary basilisk was originally described in Western folklore as resembling a relatively small, unspectacular serpent in basic form.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ETonline

Find Out Cameron Diaz's Fall Back Career On The Set of 'The Mask' 20 Years Ago

It's hard to believe that The Mask premiered 20 years ago today. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the sssssssssmokin' comedy, ET is taking you back to 1994 when we were on the set with a 31-year-old Jim Carey and a 21-year-old Cameron Diaz in her first movie role ever.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Cameron Diaz, Science, Movies, Entertainment

Cryptomundo

The Deadly Dodu of Cameroon - A Belligerent Grub-Eating Bigfoot?

Veteran cryptozoological explorer Bill Gibbons has searched for a number of notable mystery beasts in the field over the years, such as the Congo's mokele-mbembe and emela-ntouka.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cryptomundo

Pumapards and Lepumas - Unusual Feline Hybrids of Hagenbeck

Although it can often equal or even exceed the leopard Panthera pardus in overall size, the puma Puma concolor is not a 'big cat' in the strict scientific sense - its throat structure, for example, is quite different from that of true big cats .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Hot weather brings summer pests

The hot and humid weather outside might be bringing bugs into your home. Many insects and arachnids are active in the summer as they seek food, water and shelter.

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Related Topix: Weather, Entomology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Independent

Climate change threatens to make the antarctic fur seal extinct

Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers' award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; twice commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

Mixed genes mix up the migrations of hybrid birds

Mixed genes appear to drive hybrid birds to select more difficult routes than their parent species, according to new research from University of British Columbia zoologists.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mercury-Register

Zoologist returns to Oroville for talk on Bigfoot

OROVILLE >> A zoologist who has studied Bigfoot claims for decades will return to Oroville this week as the featured guest of the Summer Speaker series at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Cryptomundo

The 'Other' Encounter Between a British Saint and a Lake Monster

Every self-respecting cryptozoologist knows - or should know - about the famous encounter claimed for St Columba and the Loch Ness monster during the 6th Century AD .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

Organismal biologists needed to interpret new trees of life

Rapidly accumulating data on the molecular sequences of animal genes are overturning some standard zoological narratives about how major animal groups evolved.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cryptomundo

Giant Black Unicorns, a Chinese Quasi-Rhino Figurine, and the Enigma of Elasmotherium

A very considerable number of unicorn varieties have been differentiated in legends and folklore from around the world - everything from shape-shifting were-unicorns, carnivorous rabbit unicorns, polar bear unicorns with glowing horns, web-footed unicorns, swivel-horned unicorns, and man-eating unicorns with musical horns, to unicorn birds, unicorn ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cryptomundo

The Emela-Ntouka - New Evidence for the Congo's 'Killer of Elephants'

It may be the most famous one, but the long-necked moekel-mbembe, often likened to a sauropod dinosaur, is not the only mystery beast allegedly inhabiting the vast Likouala swamplands of the People's Republic of the Congo.

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Related Topix: Congo, Africa, Science

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