Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The First Book on Cryptozoology

On the Track of Unknown Animals
 is a cryptozoological book by the Belgian-French zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans that was first published in 1955 under the title Sur la Piste des Bêtes Ignorées. The English translation by Richard Garnett was published in 1958 with some updating by the author and with a foreword by Gerald Durrell. A revised and abridged edition was published in 1965, and a further edition in 1995. It is credited with introducing the term cryptozoology[1]and established its author as the "Father of Cryptozoology".[2]