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Here follows a list of notable researchers and writers in the field of cryptozoology:

  • Dmitri Bayanov, Hominologist
  • Erik Beckjord, Bigfoot researcher - deceased
  • Matthew Bille, author of Rumors of Existence
  • John Bindernagel, Bigfoot researcher; author of North America's Great Ape: the Sasquatch
  • Tom Biscardi, Bigfoot researcher
  • Peter Byrne, Bigfoot researcher
  • Mark Chorvinsky, creator of Strange Magazine - deceased
  • Jerome Clark, co-author of Cryptozoology A to Z
  • Ronan Coghlan, author Dictionary of Cryptozoology and Cryptosup.
  • Jerry D. Coleman, author of Strange Highways
  • Loren Coleman, author of Bigfoot!: The True Story of Apes in America, Tom Slick: True Life Encounters in Cryptozoology, Mysterious America, Mothman and Other Curious Encounters; coauthor of Cryptozoology A to Z, The Field Guide to Bigfoot, Yeti, and Other Mystery Primates Worldwide, The Field Guide to Lake Monsters, Sea Serpents, and Other Mystery Denizens of the Deep, and other books
  • William R. Corliss, general anomalist; has collected reports of unknown hominds and other cryptids
  • Scott Corrales, Chupacabras researcher
  • Cliff Crook, Bigfoot researcher
  • Paul Cropper, Australia co-author of Out of the Shadows, The Yowie: In Search of Australia's Bigfoot
  • René Dahinden, Bigfoot researcher -deceased
  • Tim Dinsdale, Loch Ness Monster researcher -deceased
  • Jonathan Downes, founder of Centre for Fortean Zoology
  • Richard Ellis, marine life artist; author of The Search For The Giant Squid
  • Paul Freeman, Bigfoot researcher - deceased
  • Richard Freeman, researcher affiliated with Centre for Fortean Zoology
  • Bob Gimlin, with Roger Patterson, allegedly filmed Bigfoot in 1967
  • Rex Gilroy, Australian cryptozoologist focused on the Megalania and the Yowie.
  • Linda S. Godfrey, Beast of Bray Road researcher
  • John Willison Green, Bigfoot researcher
  • J. Richard Greenwell, secretary of the International Society for Cryptozoology - deceased
  • Mark A. Hall, author of Thunderbirds: America's Living Legends of Giant Birds
  • Tony Healy, Australia co-author of Out of the Shadows, The Yowie: In Search of Australia's Bigfoot
  • Bernard Heuvelmans, author of On the Track of Unknown Animals; "father of cryptozoology" - deceased
  • Fredrick William Holiday, Loch Ness Monster researcher - deceased
  • Patrick Huyghe, co-author of The Field Guide to Bigfoot, Yeti, and Other Mystery Primates Worldwide
  • John Keel, Mothman researcher
  • John Kirk (cryptozoologist), president of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club; author of In the Domain of Lake Monsters
  • Erik Knatterud, Norwegian sea serpent researcher
  • Marie-Jeanne Koffman, a Russian doctor, pioneer almasti researcher
  • Alexandr Mikhailovych Kondratov, Russian scientist, author of books about lake monsters, living dinosaurs and many more - deceased
  • Grover Krantz, mainstream physical anthropologist known for his interest in Bigfoot - deceased
  • Ruby Lang, Australia big cat researcher
  • Paul LeBlond, Cadborosaurus researcher
  • Willy Ley, author of Exotic Zoology - deceased
  • Tony Lucas, New Zealand cryptozoologist
  • Roy Mackal, University of Chicago professor known for interest in Loch Ness Monster and Mokele mbembe
  • Jordi Magraner, Barmanou researcher -deceased
  • Scott Marlowe, Swamp Ape researcher and founder of Pangea Institute
  • Jeff Meldrum, Idaho State University anatomy professor; Bigfoot researcher
  • Reinhold Messner, mountaineer; author of My Quest for the Yeti - skeptic
  • Marc Wolfgang Miller, explorer, author of Chasing Legends & The Legend Continues
  • Robert W. Morgan, author & film producer, co-founded the American Anthropological Research Foundation, and produced the feature-length documentary film, "The Search for Bigfoot" in 1974.
  • Darren Naish, University of Portsmouth, vertebrate palaeontologist, researcher on aquatic cryptids
  • John Napier, primatologist and Bigfoot researcher - deceased
  • Rick Noll, Bigfoot researcher
  • Rory Nugent, Mokele mbembe researcher
  • J.P. (June) O'Neill author of "The Great New England Sea Serpent - An Account of Unknown Creatures Sighted by Many Respectable Persons Between 1638 and the Present Day" Paraview Press
  • Anthonie Cornelis Oudemans, Sea serpent researcher - deceased
  • Roger Patterson, with Bob Gimlin, allegedly filmed Bigfoot in 1967 - deceased
  • Charles Paxton fisheries ecologist/statistician University of St. Andrews, Scotland
  • Daniel Perez, Bigfoot researcher
  • Boris Fyodorovich Porshnev, "father of Russian hominology" and yetti researcher - deceased
  • Robert Michael Pyle, author of Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide
  • Herman Regusters, Mokele mbembe researcher - deceased
  • Ivan T. Sanderson, celebrity zoologist/anomalist; author of Abominable Snowmen: Legend Come to Life - deceased
  • Esteban Sarmiento, Bigfoot researcher
  • Peter Scott, conservationist; coined a scientific name for the Loch Ness Monster - deceased
  • Karl Shuker, author of Mystery Cats of the World, Dragons: A Natural History, In Search of Prehistoric Survivors, From Flying Toads To Snakes With Wings, Mysteries of Planet Earth, The New Zoo: New and Rediscovered Animals of the Twentieth Century, The Beasts That Hide From Man, Extraordinary Animals Revisited, and other books
  • Tom Slick, adventurer who funded searches for Bigfoot and other cryptids - deceased
  • Roderick Sprague, Bigfoot researcher
  • Todd Standing, Canadian Bigfoot researcher
  • Bob Titmus, Bigfoot researcher - deceased
  • Autumn Williams, Bigfoot researcher in Oregon
  • Mike Williams, Australia big cat researcher
  • Joseph W. Zarzynski, Champ researcher

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