Nessie: The Loch Ness Monster 5. Mokele Mbembe: The Congo Dinosaur 7. Why Do People Believe in Monsters? The Complexity of Cryptozoology Notes Index. He is also an illustrator specializing in complex computer-generated and mixed-media scenes of photorealistic creatures, such as dinosaurs and aliens.
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He has also contributed interior illustrations to the American Geological Institute's Geotimes magazine now called Earth. Donald R. Prothero is professor of geology at Occidental College in Los Angeles and lecturer in geobiology at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. In , he received the Schuchert Award for outstanding paleontologist under the age of Abominable Science!
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Combining excellent and thorough research, ample references to the cryptozoological literature, and, most important, an appropriately level-headed, critical approach, Abominable Science! Prothero, in their riveting exploration of cryptozoology, readily admit that some species such as the living coelacanth and even the mountain gorilla remained hidden to human experience until relatively recently.
Yet they insist on hard evidence, thus running counter to the preferences of those who prefer to believe. Loxton and Prothero present a lucid and compelling case to counter the false claims of cryptozoology. Likely to be popular. There is nothing else like it. With marvelous artwork and deeply researched histories of the various creatures, this is an impressive and authoritative book.
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