Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology
A comprehensive guide to cryptozoology--the quest to identify animals that have not been officially catalogued by science and to place these unknown animals into their proper zoological categories.
* Over 1,000 A-Z entries ranging from a few paragraphs to several pages, each with bibliography
* Over 60 photographs, illustrations, and drawings
* A graphic depiction of the geologic time scale for the last 545 million years of Earth's history, including when different types of animals first appeared
* An annotated list of over 400 animals discovered since l900
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poop it made me cry ALOT!
I read the part about Arizona jaguars, a subject I've researched extensively. Eberhart does not know his subject. He simply follows an all-too pervasive pattern of many other authors in the biological "sciences" of accepting whatever they've read by previous authors as gospel truth. I've mined the citations in the so-called "scientific" literature down to original sources. There is in fact NO reliable evidence that any historic "breeding population" of jaguars ever existed in Arizona. Eberhart did not examine or verify his sources and only spreads myth and misinformation in the publication this book.