A blog for the United States branch of the global Centre for Fortean Zoology
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.
Saturday 19 April 2014
An out-of-place bird is on the loose in the UK at present, but its provenance is known. It is a rhea, property of Jo Clarke, which has done a runner. Rheas can be dangerous. They can disembowel you with their feet. There have been a number of sightings of the daring escapee.
Asian Giant Hornet
Meanwhile, Asian Giant Hornets have invaded France and caused the deaths of no less than six people there.