Cryptid Wiki
Cryptid Wiki


Administrator and bureaucrat on the Cryptids Wiki, and founder of the Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology. I also operate a bot for mass editing, so leave a post on my message wall if you find any mass editing that needs to be done. My favourite cryptids are probably living giant sloths, water lions and mountain tigers, and the Queensland tiger.

If I ever come across as brusque or rude while talking to you, it is not intentional, and I apologise in advance.

My cryptozoological library

Some of the books in my collection are rare or pretty hard to get, so if anyone wants information or quotes from any of the following works, please do not hesitate to ask.

  • Varmints: Mystery Carnivores of North America (Arment, 2010)
  • Creatures from Elsewhere (Brookesmith, 1985)
  • Mysterious America: The Revised Edition (Coleman, 2000)
  • Cryptozoology A to Z (Coleman & Clark, 1999)
  • Guide des Animaux Cachés (Coudray, 2019)
  • Mysterious Creatures (Eberhart, 2002)
  • Lake and Sea Monsters (Godfrey, 2008)
  • On the Track of Unknown Animals (Heuvelmans, 1955)
  • In the Wake of the Sea-Serpents (Heuvelmans, 1969)
  • Les Félins Encore Inconnus d'Afrique (Heuvelmans, 2007)
  • Les Ours Insolites d'Afrique (Heuvelmans, 2015)
  • The Great Orm of Loch Ness (Holiday, 1968)
  • The Monsters of Loch Ness (Mackal, 1976)
  • Searching for Hidden Animals (Mackal, 1980)
  • The Locals: A Contemporary Investigation of the Bigfoot/Sasquatch Phenomenom (Powell, 2003)
  • Nessie: Seven Years in Search of the Monster (Searle, 1976)
  • Extraordinary Animals Worldwide (Shuker, 1991)
  • The Lost Ark (Shuker, 1993)
  • In Search of Prehistoric Survivors (Shuker, 1997)
  • From Flying Toads To Snakes With Wings (Shuker, 1997)
  • The Beasts That Hide From Man (Shuker, 2003)
  • Karl Shuker's Alien Zoo (Shuker, 2010)
  • Mirabilis (Shuker, 2013)
  • The Menagerie of Marvels (Shuker, 2014)
  • Still In Search Of Prehistoric Survivors (Shuker, 2016)
  • Planeta Záhad (Vašíček, 1997?)
  • Australian Big Cats: An Unnatural History of Panthers (Williams & Lang, 2010)
  • In the Wake of Bernard Heuvelmans (Woodley, 2008)
  • Thylacoleo Lives (Wright, 2017)
  • Mystery Creatures of China (Xu, 2018)
  • Fortean Times issues from Nov 1998, Jan-Dec 2000, and Dec 2014-present
  • Animals & Men issues from 1994-2008

Cryptid Earth

Here is a general map of mystery animal sightings I'm working on. I've made a much more complete version using Google Earth; this is a retooled version of the original, and will be added to every time I create an individual sightings map for a page.

The map is automatically displayed in labelled mode: for a better experience, it is advisable to press "Satellite" and enter satellite mode. Click on a marker for more details on a sighting. Please note that the majority of the sighting locations are not absolutely precise, unless otherwise mentioned.

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