This is the story of what it is really like to search for the most elusive animal in North America, an animal that clearly does not want to be found. Join author Michael Mayes and the men and women of the North American Wood Ape Conservancy on their two-decades-long quest to discover the truth behind the greatest mystery of the natural world.
"The potential discovery of large American forest apes is quietly underway. I highly recommend you catch up with what this powerful group of outdoor field researchers are finding before this information becomes the basis of the next big anthropological headlines!" - Loren Coleman, Director, International Cryptozoology Museum
An in-depth examination of the black panther phenomenon in the United States. Join Mayes as he examined historical sightings, interviews contemporary witnesses and big cat experts, sorts through a host of intriguing photographs, and takes a close look at the potential suspects in one of America's most enduring mysteries. What are the shadow cats that haunt the woods, bottomlands, and waterways of our country? What are the black panthers of North America?
"Mayes brings a refreshingly scientific and analytical perspective to the gathering of extensive data and the assessment of large black cat sightings...this book will be of interest to academic zoologists as well as their cousins in cryptozoology." - Angelo Capparella, Ph.D., Illinois State University
Illustrated ChilDren's Book
On October 20, 1967, Roger Patterson and Bob Gimlin filmed what they claimed was a living, breathing sasquatch at Bluff Creek in Northern California. The footage took the nation, and the world, by storm. The story of how Patterson and Gimlin came to be at Bluff Creek that day is well documented. The story of how the female sasquatch, nicknamed "Patty" in tribute to Roger Patterson, came to be there, however, has never been told. Until now...
" Imaginative, creative, illustrative, vivid, beautiful, are some of the adjectives that come to mind. Excellent piece of work!" - Glynn Christian