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Abominable science! : origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and other famous cryptids

Autor: Daniel Loxton; Donald R Prothero
Editora: New York : Columbia University Press, 2013.
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Throughout our history, humans have been captivated by mythic beasts and legendary creatures. Tales of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are part of our collective experience. Now comes a book from two dedicated investigators that explores and elucidates the fascinating world of cryptozoology. Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero have written an entertaining, educational, and definitive text on cryptids,  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Nonfiction
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Daniel Loxton; Donald R Prothero
ISBN: 9780231153201 0231153201 9780231153218 023115321X
Número OCLC: 800055965
Prêmios: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2017
Winner of Outstanding Title in University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries 2017
Descrição: xvi, 411 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Conteúdos: Cryptozoology: real science or pseudoscience? --
Bigfoot: the Sasquatch --
The Yeti: the abominable snowman --
Nessie: the Loch Ness monster --
The evolution of the sea serpent: from Hippocamp to Cadborosaurus --
Mokele mbembe: the Congo dinosaur --
Why do people believe in monsters? The complexity of cryptozoology.
Responsabilidade: Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero.

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A captivatingly illustrated general-interest book confronting the persistent myths of cryptozoology.  Ler mais...

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Loxton and Prothero have written what may well be the most important work to date on cryptozoology, taking its rightful place in the annals of skeptical literature in particular and scientific Ler mais...

 
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