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  • noun Plural form of cryptid.

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  • I will maintain my genuine interest, however, because - unlike my more dismissive colleagues - I know that the existence of a fair number of cryptids is supported by at least some reasonable evidence, and I know this because I have gone to the trouble of obtaining and reading the literature on the subject.

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  • Thirdly, the eyewitness evidence for marine cryptids is pretty good, in some cases being consistent across accounts and reported by trained observers who had a reputation to protect.

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  • Thirdly, the eyewitness evidence for marine cryptids is pretty good, in some cases being consistent across accounts and reported by trained observers who had a reputation to protect.

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  • I also know that, contrary to uninformed criticisms, cryptozoology is not per se based on wishful thinking, on personal belief, or on a lack of critical thought, and there is absolutely and unquestionably no contradiction between pursuing an interest in cryptids and employing scientific methodology (Arment 2004).

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  • Regarding the first point, the idea that certain cryptids might be the highly modified descendants of known fossil forms is, while of course not impossible, highly improbable and strikingly like special pleading.

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  • The animals they study are often referred to as cryptids, a term coined by John Wall in 1983.

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  • Still, who's to say that some cryptids aren't out there?

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  • Still, who's to say that some cryptids aren't out there?

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  • That's just the movies, but these cryptids could be real.

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  • Whether they're ghost hunters, investigators of the unexplained or just X-Files junkies getting their David Duchovny on, a surprising number of people believe in the possibility of ghosts, aliens, cryptids and other unexplained phenomena.

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