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The study of creatures, such as the Loch Ness monster, whose existence has not been substantiated.

cryp′to·zo′o·log′i·cal (-zō′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
cryp′to·zo·ol′o·gist n.


(Zoology) an expert in cryptozoology
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He identified himself in a Nordic accent as Bjorn Karlsen: professional tracker and lay cryptozoologist.
Secondly, a sense of history and culture completes a strong local portrait of the small town's changes: "The cryptozoologist grinned.
Vanessa's mother was a cryptozoologist, and now Vanessa continues her deceased mother's studies on beasts like Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.
Complicating the adventure is an eccentric, delicacy dependent cryptozoologist named Wesley whose chief ambition is to trap a Sasquatch and pretend to rescue Evan.
The cryptozoologist, who has spent his career investigating UFOs and the paranormal, called for UFO reports to be released immediately for research purposes.
After a foreword by a cryptozoologist, part 1 contains an essay on 'cine du Sasquatch' as a genre convention.
One of those articles captured the attention of British cryptozoologist and science writer Karl Shuker, whose books include "From Flying Toads to Snakes with Wings: In Search of Mysterious Beasts, Bizarre Creatures and Mystery Animals" and "Mystery Cats of the World.
In the end, the mystery didn't require the services of a cryptozoologist.
Heptathlete Denise Lewis, Hollywood actress Madeleine Carroll who starred in Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, former Speaker of the House Betty Boothroyd and cryptozoologist Dr Karl Shuker who won pounds 250,000 on Who Wants to be a Millionaire.
This was as a favour to his friend, cryptozoologist Tom Slick.
Having a world-renowned cryptozoologist for an uncle can result in some interesting holidays.
A cryptozoologist, a paleontologist and others begin to unravel a mystery which could change the face of American history only to find the conspiracy and cover-up continues into modern times--and may reveal a haunting secret.