I just had to rerun this post from 2011, an appalling example of what passes for science these days.
See how quickly they slide from a pure product of their imaginations into talking and writing about it as if it were a real thing. It’s like reading a natural history of the jackalope.
“Once upon a time, boys and girls, Pan Prior lived in the forest…”
You could be embarrassed for these people, if they didn’t cost so much.
P.S.–Absolutely no relation to Maddy Prior.