In Search of SasquatchSasquatch, also known as Bigfoot, is considered a cryptid--a creature of cryptozoology. What is cryptozoology? According to author and cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, it is the study of creatures not formally recognized by traditional science. It is the quest to understand eyewitness observations that simply cannot be proven via ordinary channels. Coined by French-born zoologist Dr. Bernard Heuvelmans in the 1960s, the term "cryptozoology" is based on the Greek word "kryptos," which means "hidden." It's a perfect definition for a sometimes imperfect set of scientific goals. Why imperfect? Because "hidden" animals are hard to find, hard to believe ...
This wilderness adventure novel tells the story of the only successful Bigfoot Expedition in North America. Dr. Morgan Tanner joins a high-tech research team, searching the Pacific Northwest for a 1,000 pound, seven-foot tall creature who walks like a man and has an uncanny ability to melt into the shadows. The team is confident that their wilderness skills and sophisticated technology will lead them to the beast. The question is: What will they do when they find him? For Ages 8 and Up. Parents: This is a great way to stimulate kid's imaginations while thinking about the wonders of the natural world.