Tag Archive for expedition

Bear DNA quest thwarted by threat of Taliban

A famous mountain climber was planning to nab a bear in the Pakistan mountains to help Dr. Sykes with his “yeti” research. But the bad guys were tipped off and now the trip is off. Reinhold Messner, an Italian mountaineer, aimed to test Oxford University scientist theory that yeti is ancient hybrid of a brown…

Tassie tiger expedition aims to “prove science wrong”. Silly way of phrasing. (UPDATE: No good evidence)

In an update to this story, the Center for Fortean Zoology is keeping hope alive to find the Tassie Tiger. Zoologists hunting Tasmanian tiger declare ‘no doubt’ species still alive | World news | theguardian.com. It had been considered extinct for nearly 80 years, but the Tasmanian tiger has been declared alive and kicking by…

Former Baywatch star Donna D’Errico is still looking for Noah’s Ark

Celebrity+Bible story+evolution = hot mess? Donna D’Errico Using Kickstarter To Fund Documentary Of Second Noah’s Ark Expedition. Last summer, D’Errico fullfilled a lifelong dream of visiting Mount Ararat in Turkey in search of the biblical treasure. She didn’t find it, but came close to an area where she believes the ark could be. Now, she’s…

TIGHAR accused of racketeering in Earhart plane recovery project

Oh, this story just keeps giving and giving. Does this suit provide more evidence that TIGHAR is fishing for money? Aircraft group denies Wyoming man’s claim it withheld 2010 discovery of Amelia Earhart’s plane –  Newser. A Delaware aircraft preservation group denies a Wyoming man’s claim that it found pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart’s missing plane…