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The Centre For Fortean Zoology Expedition Report 2006: Gambia

By: Oll Lewis, Lisa Dowley, Suzi Marsh, Karl Shuker and Jonathan Downes

275 pages, B/w photos

Centre for Fortean Zoology

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #166382 | ISBN: 1905723032
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The Centre for Fortean Zoology [CFZ] is the only professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to cryptozoology - the study of unknown animals. Since 1992, the CFZ has carried out an unparalleled programme of research and investigation all over the world. In July 2006, The J.T.Downes memorial Gambia Expedition 2006 went to the Gambia, West Africa. They went in search of a dragon-like creature, known to the natives as 'Ninki Nanka', which has terrorized the tiny African state for generations, and has reportedly killed people as recently as the 1990s. They also went to dig up part of a beach where an amateur naturalist claims to have buried the carcass of a mysterious fifteen foot sea monster named 'Gambo', and they sought to find the Armitage's Skink (Chalcides armitagei) - a tiny lizard first described in 1922 and only rediscovered in 1989.

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