Category Archives: Cryptozoology

“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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Paleontologist Attacks Pterosaur Publications

This is a response to a particular kind of bulverism: an accusation from Dr. Donald Prothero that I, Jonathan Whitcomb, have used deceit in publishing online material supporting the concept of modern pterosaurs. This is completely false. I have been … Continue reading

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