Africa Sightings

Pterosaur Sighting in England

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countryside - Shropshire, England

By nonfiction author Jonathan D. Whitcomb Living-pterosaur (LP) cryptozoology involves interviewing eyewitnesses of unusual flying creatures, analyzing details in those reports, and comparing various accounts. Sometimes a number of sightings occur in the same general area. Let’s look at the British Isles, an area mostly neglected in my previous writings about these wonderful flying creatures […]

Europe

Pterosaur Sightings in Spain

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city of Barcelona, Spain

By living-pterosaur expert and author Jonathan D. Whitcomb . Sighting in Benicassim, Spain (mid-2007) I received an email in 2008,  from a man living in England. Here’s part of his sighting report: I hope you are the Jonathan Whitcomb . . . investigating pterodactyl like animals in Papua New Guinea? I’m not sure who to tell […]

Asia

Is Dracula for Real?

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smaller image of cartoon Dracula

This vampire idea has nothing to do with the Twilight fiction books by Stephenie Meyer or the films from those novels. It’s not directly related to the 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, either. Since the word “Dracula” has come out in a few of the many sighting reports of apparent living pterosaurs, […]

Africa Sightings

Pterosaur Eyewitness Reliability

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village huts in Sudan, Africa

I’ve not yet seen with my own eyes a living pterosaur. I explored a remote island in Papua New Guinea in 2004 but failed to see the ropen. I walked through a wildlife reserve in Orange County, California, in 2008, but failed to see the ropen-like flying creature. I set up a game camera in Lakewood, […]

Europe

Sighting on an Island in Greece

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I rarely mention this sighting, for it was more of an encounter through hearing. I quote from my nonfiction cryptozoology book Live Pterosaurs in America (third edition): It [an encounter one night in Southern California] reminded me of . . . a man who had a friend living on the island of Spetses, Greece. One night this friend […]