Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Fall Frustration

As Autumn brings us cooler days and changing colors it also brings frustration to the cryptozoologist. That's because late October is the season for false sightings. The last weekend of October is particularly aggravating as more and more people don furry suits and go on the prowl through the city. They don't seem to realize that this makes it very difficult to conduct quality scientific observation. This is especially unfortunate because this time of year appears to be the season when the Elusive Urban Skunk Ape roams the city collecting food for the winter. Some eyewitnesses claim that he actually spends the last night of the month going door to door with a small bag collecting morsels, but I find this highly unlikely. If you do happen to see the Elusive Urban Skunk Ape this Halloween make sure and e-mail me at:

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Mutant White Pigeons!

Having already described the mutant psychic white squirrels of Marionville, I have been watching for any evidence of their intrusion into other communities. While on patrol yesterday I spotted a crowd of white animals in a southwest Springfield back yard. Upon closer investigation, they proved to be birds, not squirrels - a large flock of identical snow white pigeons! They quickly realized they were being photographed, and flew in unison to the roof of a nearby outbuilding.  I decided to investigate further, so I rang the doorbell of the owner of the property. It turns out that the gentleman who owned the property had bred and raised this flock of identical white pigeons, but for what purpose he did not say. He did state that they are quite obedient and return to their coop every evening.  Relieved, I went on my way, trusting that he will continue to maintain control of his strange flock and use them for good, and not evil, purposes!

Friday, October 12, 2012

A Possible Hoax?

This week's picture comes to us courtesy of an anonymous photographer in the Lake of the Ozarks area who shot this image of what they claim to be an alien standing in the parking lot of a flea market. Now, regular readers of this blog will be well aware of the fact that I am a naturally skeptical individual, and I have doubts about the authenticity of this picture. To my trained eye, this actually appears to be some kind of painted cut-out secured to a pole. I believe that this is just another example of how misleading material from the Internet can be. Rest assured that I will always endeavor to bring you evidence that is verified to be at least 90% true!

Saturday, October 6, 2012

I Survived the Monster Dash

As predicted, today's Monster Dash 3 mile run and obstacle course was beset by hordes of zombies, but thanks to my quality bite-proof gear I was able to successfully move among the zombies and spray vaccinate many of the runners in order to save them from the dangers of zombification.  Strangely enough, the zombies actually became quite friendly after the race was run, including this charming example, and left the event entirely cured of their affliction!  For more info, check out the ZOM Alert website at: