The Field Guide to Lake Monsters, Sea Serpents and Other Mystery Denizens of the Deep

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2003 - Nature - 358 pages
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From the serpentine "Champie" of Lake Champlain to the venerable "Nessie" of Loch Ness, extraordinary-and un-explained-creatures of the deep have been reported in sightings throughout the twentieth century. Now, two of the world's leading cryptozoological investigators provide a globetrotting field guide to when, where, and what kind of mysterious aquatic beasts have gripped the public-and sometimes the scientific-imagination. Filled with comprehensive drawings, classifications, and maps, their book offers an invaluable and unusual resource for the intrepidly curious to investigate these sightings firsthand or to simply enjoy the fascinating accounts that others have given.

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Cryptozoology, as the name implies, is the scientific classification and study of creatures that may or may not exist--a discipline frequently relegated to the margins of the scientific establishment ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

The author of the cult classic Mysterious America, Loren Coleman has been both on- and off-camera consultant to NBC's Unsolved Mysteries, A & E's Ancient Mysteries, The History Channel's In Search of History, Discovery Channel's In the Unknown, and In Search Of... to appear on the on Fox and the USA Network.

Patrick Huyghe has been contributing editor to Science Digest and Omni. He is the author of numerous books and has produced public television documentaries.

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