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Mokele Mbembe (issue #44)

Junior Skeptic cover


Skeptic Vol 17n03 cover
Junior Skeptic can be found within this issue of Skeptic magazine.

in this issue

Mokele Mbembe
  • Genuine Sea Serpents
  • Sauropods Revealed
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Fossils, Fortunes, and Fame
  • Birth of a Media Legend
  • Earlier African Dinosaur Legends?
  • Dinos Everywhere!
  • The Story Comes Together
  • “All Who Ate of it Died”

Written by Daniel Loxton. Cover by Daniel Loxton and Jim W.W. Smith.

from the Introduction


Hello! I’m Daniel, the Editor of Junior Skeptic. Welcome to our look at the legendary Mokele Mbembe!

According to stories, Mokele Mbembe is a type of long-necked sauropod dinosaur still living in the heart of Africa. Could dinosaurs still roam the remote regions of the Earth? This question obsessed and inspired me as a kid, just as it inspired generations before me. Could it be possible? And if it is possible—could it be true? Let’s find out!

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