The “Father of Cryptozoology,” Dr. Bernard Heuvelmans, wrote two of the most significant works in the field, “On the Track of Unknown Animals” and “In the Wake. Bernard Heuvelmans’ personal profile involving cryptozoology and Unknown Explorers. Results 1 – 11 of 11 Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Bernard-Heuvelmans books online . Free delivery worldwide on over 19 million titles.

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Bernard Heuvelmans

October 10, Birthplace: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Provide feedback about this page. Sanderson, entitled There Could Be Dinosaurs, which sympathetically discussed the evidence for relict populations of dinosaurs, this article brought Heuvelmans long standing interest in the unknown to the fore front of his thoughts.

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The second of Heuvelmans’ landmark works to be translated into English, In the Wake of the Sea-Serpentscovered the ocean’s unknowns, including the recognized but still in some ways enigmatic giant squid.

An appreciation of a friend by Loren Coleman Switzerland’s Museum of Zoology of Lausanne informed cryptozoologists worldwide on the morning of 24 Augustof the death of Dr. Sanderson sympathetically discussed the evidence for relict dinosaurs, Heuvelmans decided to pursue heuvelmanns vague, unfocussed interest in hidden animals in a systematic way.

He heuvelmanns not have troubled himself.

He held that position until his death. After reading this book, you will wonder if Australopithecusthe apeman of Africa, is still alive. Sanderson discussed the possibility of dinosaurs surviving in remote corners of the world.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He produced a few articles along the way, and infrequently gave news hfuvelmans. Heuvelmans, who had become a Buddhist during his lifetime, was buried in Buddhist monk attire during a private funeral at Le Vesinet on August The giant panda was first viewed by a Westerner inbut no living specimen was captured until Although he had had a French television heuvelmand on natural history mysteries some two decades earlier, he routinely would not grant most mainstream interviews in the last decade of his life.


Heuvelkans school, he shocked his Jesuit teachers by his unholy interest in evolution and jazz.

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That is how I coined the word ‘cryptozoology’, the science of hidden animals”. Learn more about Amazon Prime. As he continued his researches, he saw the need to “give a name to the totally new discipline in zoology my research implied.

After examining the large block of ice containing the iceman Heuvelmans thought that the creature could be genuine but was not positive. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Throughout the years Heuvelmans has traveled the globe interviewing witnesses and examining evidence of living animals which remain unknown to science. Please try your request again later. His works sold well among general audiences but saw little attention from mainstream scientists and experts. At the time, he was translating numerous scientific works, among which was The Secret World of the Animals by Dr.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. In the Wake of the Sea-Serpents was his second book; it was translated into English and sold in the United States in Bernard Heuvelmans 10 October — 22 August was a Belgian – French scientist, explorer, researcher, and writer probably best known as a founding figure of the pseudoscience of cryptozoology. After careful examination Heuvelmans determined that it was a ritual object made from the skin of a serow, a small goat like animal found in heuvelmmans Himalayas.

The center consisted of his huge private library and his massive files on all manner of things related to cryptozoology. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. For example, when a television network asked in andto tape an interview with Heuvelmans about the Minnesota Iceman, he refused to come to America to do it, and then denied a filming in France.


Sanderson examined what was claimed to be the frozen body of an unknown hairy hominoid, which came to be called the Minnesota Iceman. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Le Havre, France Current Location: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature.

Bernard Heuvelmans heuuvelmans away around noon on August 22, ; he was buried in Buddhist heuvelamns attire during a private funeral at Le Vesinet on August His influence is great. Heuvelmans’ extensive files on the Slick expeditions remained mostly unpublished until he contributed some for inclusion in the book, Tom Slick and the Search for the Yeti.

Sanderson, who originally influenced Heuvelmans, Loren Coleman and oil tycoon Tom Slick, who appointed him confidential consultant on his secret board of advisors.

Bernard Heuvelmans

Heuvelmans wrote many other books and articles, only a few of which have been translated into English. Science writer David Quammen has stated that Heuvelmans’s On the Track of Unknown Animals is “heavily researched and encyclopedic” but contains “leaps of credulity that leave a skeptical reader behind.

Bernard Heuvelmans escaped the Germans and made a living as a professional jazz singer and then as a science writer. Heuvelmans was also influenced by the work of Anthonie Cornelis Oudemanswho had defended the existence of the sea serpent.

The Natural History of Hidden Animals”. The book which came from this wealth of information was entitled, Sur la piste des betes ignores, published inthis book was republished in English three years later as On the Track of Unknown Animals, InHeuvelmans along side Ivan T.