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NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lois Duncan and James Ellroy have been chosen as the 2015 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA).
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The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...
Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...
Bothriechis guifarroi is a species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras. It was previously confused with other Honduran palm pit vipers. It was discovered by scientists performing two expeditions in 2012 aiming at studying the fauna of Texiguat Wildlife Refuge. This area is thought to be one of the most endemism-rich and diverse highland forests in Mesoamerica. This species represents the 15th endemic species that occurs in the region. As a member of the genus Bothriechis,...
The spectral bat (Vampyrum spectrum) is the only species in the Vampyrum genus. Its other common names include Linnaeus's false vampire bat, the spectral vampire bat, and the false vampire bat. Despite these names, it is not related to the false vampire bats that are found in the Old World bat family. Its range extends from southern Mexico to Peru, from Ecuador to northern and central Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, and the island of Trinidad. The spectral bat can reach an average body length of...
The silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) is the only species in the genus Lasionycteris within the large family of vesper bats. It can be found in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Bermuda. Also known as silverwings, this bat is the most common in the forests of the United Sates. The bats are almost black in color with dense, silver tipped fur that makes them look “frosted”. At approximately 3.9 inches, this bat is considered medium sized. It can weigh up to .4 ounces. It...
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