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Cryptozoology (from Greek κρυπτός, kryptos, "hidden" + zoology; literally, "study of hidden animals") is the search for or acquisition of evidence of animals, plants or entities who existence has not been proven in a scientific manner. The things cryptozoologists study are often referred to as cryptids. This includes looking for living examples of animals that are considered extinct, such as non-avian dinosaurs such as Mokele-Mbembe, thought to be a dinosaur living in the Congo. Creatures whose existence lacks physical evidence but which appear in myths, legends, or are reported, such as Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster and Chupacabra and many more. Sometimes wild animals dramatically outside their normal geographic ranges, such as Alien Big Cats. Cryptozoology is not a recognized branch of zoology or a discipline of science. It is looked at as a pseudoscience.

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