From The Anomalist:
Was Coelacanth Really "Discovered" in 1938? Cryptomundo. A guest blogger, Jerome F. Hamlin, questions whether the famed discovery of the supposedly extinct coelacanth in 1938 can really be considered a discovery, since native fisherman had long known of its existence. With images. Elsewhere at Cryptomundo, Loren Coleman details some upcoming events, and some special savings for his readers, in Crypto-Talks: Dates, Locations, Discounts; reports on happenings at Dinosaur National Monument in Ancient Mammal Tracks Discovered; remembers Ed Patrick in Early Famed Bigfooter Dies and announces the John Keel Garden Party & Viking Burial Plans.
The Truth Behind the Mongolian Death Worm Environmental Graffiti. Karl Fabricius catches up with Richard Freeman, leader of the 2005 Centre for Fortean Zoology expedition to the Gobi Desert in search of the legendary Mongolian Death Worm. Freeman explains the motivation for the expedition, the Death Worm reports the team gathered and the team's speculation on exactly what kind of creature the Death Worm is suspected to be. With multiple images. Elsewhere, Cryptomundo has programming notes for tonight through Sunday in MonsterQuest Reminders: Thursday - Sunday. Featured programs are "The Last Dinosaur," "the Real Cujo," "Giant Squid Ambush," "Giant Squid Found?" and "Death of Loch Ness." Also at Cryptomundo today, a report of an out-of-place serpent in Bermudan waters comes to light in Sea Snake Sighting in Paradise.