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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These are a few comments of reviewers of the first edition: Heuvelmans’s wife was the novelist and artist Monique Watteau ; she was also the main illustrator of his books.

Sandersonwith inspiring a determined interest in unknown animals. Heuvelmans’ extensive files on the Slick expeditions remained mostly unpublished until he contributed some for inclusion in the book, Tom Slick and the Search for the Yeti.

Almost five decades later, the book remains in print, with more than one million copies sold in various translations and editions, including one inwith a large updated introduction. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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It consisted of his huge private library and his massive files, his original treasured dossiers. This page was last edited on 13 Julyat Heuvelmans eventually converted to Buddhism. Heuvelmans began to gather material about yet-to-be-discovered animals in what he would later refer as his growing “dossiers” on them.

His former wife, colleague and art collaborator, Alika Lindbergh cared for him in his declining years and was in charge of the ceremony, following his last wishes. Heuvelmans, who had become a Buddhist during his lifetime, was buried in Buddhist monk attire during a private funeral at Le Vesinet on August At the age of 23 years, before World War II, he obtained a doctor’s title in zoological sciences.


Only 1 left in stock – order soon. While at the university, he won the first prize for small bands at an International Congress of Amateur Jazz. The white rhinoceros—a very large animal indeed—was unknown until That book turned out to be Sur la piste des betes ignoreespublished inand better known in its English translation three years later as On the Track of Unknown Animals.

That word saw print for the first time in when French wildlife official Lucien Blancou dedicated a book to the “master of cryptozoology.

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Heuvelmans was elected president when the International Society of Cryptozoology was founded in Washington, D. A flawlessly readable scientific work.

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, 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 the Himalayas.

He also was involved with the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club and other efforts for active cryptid studies globally. Are you an author?

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Other books, none yet translated into English, include works on surviving dinosaurs and relict hominids in Africa. Available for download now. Heuvelmans, Bernard, and Boris F. For example, when a television network asked in andto tape an berbard with Heuvelmans about the Minnesota Iceman, he refused to come to America to do it, and then denied a filming in France.


The creatures he describes range from the spotted lion of Kenya and the Queensland marsupial tiger, which are unsensational enough to be admitted into the official catalogue of zoology, to the more mysterious but equally well documented Abominable Snowman and other lesser-known apemen that have been reported in Southeast Asia.

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As one critic remarked at the time, “Because his research is based on rigorous dedication to scientific method and scholarship and his solid background in zoology, Heuvelmans’s findings are respected throughout the scientific community.

Learn more at Author Central. Sanderson examined what was claimed to be the frozen body of an unknown hairy hominoid, which came to be called the Heuvelnans Iceman. High to Low Avg. That is how I coined the word ‘cryptozoology’, the science of hidden animals”.

His works sold well among general audiences but saw little attention from mainstream scientists and experts.