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The Field Guide to Bigfoot and Other Mystery Primates is a comprehensive study of the astonishing variety of puzzling primates that are being reported by eyewitnesses around the world - but that science has failed to recognize. This fully illustrated volume not only contains the references, range maps, and typical footprints that appeared in the first edition, but it also ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Anomalist Books
(first published March 1st 1999)
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Fun without being silly, or losing sight of factuality and scientific rigor (though a few of details listed here are definitely worth a double-check to see where there's room for doubt). I would definitely recommend this to anyone interested in Cryptozoology. And heck, put it in the camper the next time you head out to the woods. It couldn't hurt... The rest of my review can be found at: http://chris-west.blogspot.com/2012/0...
Coleman's The Field Guide to Bigfoot and Other Mystery Primates is a thrilling and entertaining read, but since this is essentially a work of non-fiction, you should take some of the accounts and classifications with more than a grain of salt, since more often than not they are based on single witness accounts or obscure publications (Jan Klement's The Creature). Sceptical thinker's will with good reason doubt the reasonableness of spinning theories about taxonomy when the objects' of taxonomy's ...more
While I don't buy all the stories, it's interesting to read about some of the creatures that could exist: lesser known apes, for example. A very interesting fact is that for years they thought sightings of the giraffe were made up! I personally believe a type of "Bigfoot" could exist, though perhaps not in North America like they claim, but rather the wilds of Africa. Well, they supposedly have 6-foot tall violets in the Amazon! Plus I'd love to see one. :D
Loren Coleman is one of the world's leading cryptozoologists. An honorary member of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club, and several other international organizations, he is also a Life Member of the International Society of Cryptozoology. Starting his fieldwork and investigations in 1960, after traveling and trekking extensively in pursue of cryptozoological mysteries, Coleman bega ...moreMore about Loren Coleman...