Posts

Monster Week Returns to Animal Planet this Memorial Day Weekend

Monster Week returns to Animal Planet on Sunday May 27 with a full week of “…mysteries about animals and creatures rumored to exist, using new technologies, experts, the latest findings and people engaging like never before. ”

A wide variety of programming will be showcased the entire week, from traditional cryptids like Bigfoot and Nessie to the more mundane grizzlies and crocs.   The festivities kick off with the 100th episode of Finding Bigfoot.  According to the official press release “The two-hour special features our intrepid cast of investigators – Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymakerresearchers James “Bobo” Fay andCliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland – as they travel to the 50th anniversary celebration of the Patterson Gimlin film, often referred to as the holy grail of Bigfoot footage and the most famous piece of evidence ever recorded. Cutting-edge technology brings forth all-new details of the creature captured on this film and leaves our investigators more convinced than ever about its authenticity.” read more

Capcom Offers Prize Money to Intrepid Monster Hunters

To celebrate the release of their new game Monster Hunter: World, Capcom is offering a $70,000 reward for any fearless monster hunters who wish to risk life-and-limb to capture solid evidence of the existence of a variety of cryptozoological creatures.

According to IGN, the video game developer has partnered”…with Jon Downes of The Centre of Fortean Zoology, Capcom is giving hunters until June 30 to provide verifiable evidence of everything from Bigfoot to The Cornish Owlman.”

Downes states that “I’ve spent the majority of my life travelling across the globe to hunt for evidence of these creatures.  Although I have had some successes, I have yet to find that elusive proof and it is time for me to offer my help as I throw down the gauntlet to the next generation.” read more