Exploring the Origins of Not-Quite-Extinct Pokemon
Giant insects, Greek myths, and ancient cryptids? The inspirations for these prehistoric Pokémon might surprise you! Read more.
Our Lady of Vengeance
This is the story of a murdered prince, and the princess who wiped out an entire people to avenge him. Read more.
The Cat-aclysmic Story of Stephens Island
Today's episode tells the tale of an endangered bird, the forces that hunted it to extinction, and the cat that got blamed for everything. Read more.
Old Dogs, New Tricks
Dogs: mankind’s constant companions. They love us, and we love them. Anyone who’s got a dog knows the bond runs deeper than owner and pet. It’s a symbiotic relationship that predates the domestication of cats, livestock, even crops. Before we invented agriculture, math, or written language, we invented the dog. Today, we’re taking a look at the processes of unnatural selection that shaped man’s best friend. Read more.
Science is Cool. Just ask Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, award-winning South African paleobiologist.
Today, we spotlight Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan: a South African paleobiologist who is out there proving that while the dinosaurs might be extinct, paleontology is still very much alive. Read more.
Tracing the Origins of the Biggest Name in American Cryptozoology
Bigfoot: Missing link? Feral human? Hoax? Today’s Museum of Natural Mystery examines Bigfoot’s arrival in the public eye, and it’s evasion of that eye ever since. Read more.
What was the first-known dinosaur?
What was the first dinosaur to be called a dinosaur? Museum of Natural Mystery is back for season 2! Read more.
Lesser-Known Scottish Water Monster
What was the Soay Island Sea Monster? Fear and sensationalism can make monsters out of any creature, but some animals don't need help from tall tales to be terrifying in their own right. Read more.
Exploring the Origins of Fossil Pokemon
"Find new species and catalog them." That's been the driving force behind natural history, but it's also the prime directive of Pokemon. Read more.
Edward Drinker Cope's Traveling Bones
If you thought E.D. Cope's story ended with the Bone Wars, think again. Read more.