Eskin Kuhn drew this sketch one of the two pterosaurs he saw flying in Cuba

Living Pterosaurs in Virginia

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If apparent pterosaurs observed in Virginia are not the same species as the flying creature called “Gitmo Pterosaur” or “American Hammerhead Ropen,” it may at least be a closely-related species. I recently got another report from Virginia: a sighting just a few days ago in Richmond. I’m not positive about what [I] and my 16 year […]

forested area around the Susqauehanna River in PA

Pennsylvania Pterosaurs

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Does a species of ropen live in Pennsylvania or at least pass through that state on occasion? We need to keep these sighting reports in context, for other eyewitnesses have seen similar featherless flying creatures in surrounding states of the USA, including Ohio and Virginia. We also need to keep in mind the concept that […]

highway in rural Virginia

“Pterodactyl” Sightings in 2012

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We now review sightings in 2012, although the following are only a fraction of the encounters this year. Statistics for “pterodactyl” sightings in general (for all years) include a surprising result: For those reporting the number of eyewitnesses to a sighting (85%), only 47% involved a lone eyewitness; 53% of the sightings involved multiple eyewitnesses. This suggests hallucination-contamination […]

highway in rural Virginia

Virginia Pterosaurs

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I recently began extensive email communications with an eyewitness of a huge flying creature in eastern Virginia, years ago. I name this sighting “TV-12.” Here is a small part of our conversation: Whitcomb: I would be grateful for whatever you would like to tell me. Anon: Thank you, Jonathan.  The following is what I wrote a couple months […]

nonfiction book by Jonathan Whitcomb: "Searching for Ropens and Finding God" - third edition

Flying Creatures in North Carolina and Virginia

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Early this year I received an email from an eyewitness of a pterosaur-like flying creature in North Carolina. (The following is English-corrected from the email-style spelling and grammar.) I saw what I saw in October 2009, in Charlotte, North Carolina. When [we were] searching the internet for other accounts, I was amazed to see and hear witnesses describing […]

More Virginia Pterosaur Sightings

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I just received another email regarding a pterosaur sighting in Virginia. The eyewitness was traveling from Texas to Vermont. I hope to get more details soon. Camping Trip in Chesapeake Area In the third edition of my nonfiction book Live Pterosaurs in America, an encounter in the Chesapeake area, near the border between Maryland and Virginia, may relate […]