Born in Scotland in 1911, this
naturalist, dead in 1973, is one of the pionneers of cryptozoology.
He founded a group of Fortean research (SITU
, Society for
the Investigation of the Unexplained
, with a magazine :
), and collected a lot of cryptozoological documents.
Despite his tendancy to some strange ideas and his lack of a critic
mind, Sanderson should be acknowledged for his book Abominable
Snowmen -- legend come to life
(1961) (figure 1), still a
reference on the problem of unknown primates such as the yeti
(or "abominable snowman"
french translation was published in 1963 (figure 2).
Figure 1 : Abominable Snowmen
-- legend come to life (1961)
Figure 2 : Hommes-des neiges et hommes des bois
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