At the beginning of the 21st Century monsters still roam the remote, and sometimes not so remote, corners of our planet. It is our job to search for them. The Centre for Fortean Zoology [CFZ] is - we believe - the largest professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to cryptozoology - the study of unknown animals. Since 1992 the CFZ has carried out an unparalleled programme of research and investigation all over the world. Since 2009 we have been running the increasingly popular CFZ Blog Network, and although there has been an American branch of the CFZ for over ten years now, it is only now that it has a dedicated blog.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Slim pickings on This Day in Weird, February 5...

1572: Beggars storm Oisterwijk, Holland, driving nuns from the town.

1967: Witnesses observe several humanoid beings emerge from a three-legged UFO, placing small spheres around the grounded craft, in Millard, Ohio.

1994: On their third attempt, Mississippi prosecutors convict Klansman Byron De La Beckwith of killing civil rights leader Medgar Evers in June 1963.

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