Author Archives: Jonathan Whitcomb

Soldier saw a Living Pterosaur in World War II

By the living-pterosaurs expert Jonathan Whitcomb This is a reply to a portion of a huge web page that was written by the living-pterosaur critic Glen Kuban: “Living Pterosaurs (‘Pterodactyls’)”. I recommend avoiding that page. Introduction to the ropen sighting … Continue reading

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“Pteranodon” in a 19th Century Photograph

By the living-pterosaur expert Jonathan David Whitcomb On the title page of the recently published nonfiction book Modern Pterosaurs, the species or type is not specified: On January 14, 2017, Clifford Paiva and I spoke by phone and agreed that a … Continue reading

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Is the Civil War Pterosaur Photograph a Trick?

By the modern pterosaur expert Jonathan Whitcomb Now we delve into a little-known realm of cryptozoology: investigations into sightings of apparent pterosaurs, meaning living flying creatures that appear to be “pterodactyls.” More than that, however, is the examination of a … Continue reading

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