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Flashback: Johor Hominid – July 4th, 2006 + A New Sighting

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 4th, 2007

Do you remember what we all were talking about on this date a year ago, on July 4th, 2006? Teasers about groundbreaking photographs of a “Johor Hominid” were being promoted with comments about having patience. One website researcher commented to me on this day in 2006 that asking to see the Johor Bigfoot photographs is […]

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Revisionist History: “johor hominid”

Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 5th, 2006

The source of those sexy "Johor Hominid" eyes was actually a color photograph found in a book on a television documentary about Australopithecus. The discovery of this hoax was by Jean luc Drevillon, who lives on Lafayette in Toulon, France. He emailed his results concurrently to Vincent Chow and to me at 3:25 am, Friday, […]

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Retiring “Johor Hominid”

Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 4th, 2006

Sometimes people back themselves into corners. I think this happened with Vincent Chow, who became, it seems at this stage of the game, a victim of his own desires and hopes for the reality of the Johor Hominid pictures. As I said often, if we had the photographs, this matter could be resolved, perhaps, quickly. […]

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Johor Hominid Photos: Hoax!

Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 4th, 2006

Well, optimism springs eternal. As those who have read about the drawings, the photographs, and more, you have realized my early efforts to learn more were frustrated, but we all pushed on. From wishing Vincent Chow well, going to write the foreword to his projected book, to growing skepticism, it has been quite a journey. […]

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Johor Hominid Hair?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 20th, 2006

In terms of keeping you informed, this is shared. In terms of levels of frustration, you looked, correct? We report. You decide. A short description of a specimen labelled as "JHFW 19/2/2006: Hair Sample 1" Click image for full-size version The above sample was one of three collected by Vincent Chow (on 19th Feb. 2006 […]

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Johor Hominid Face?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 10th, 2006

Here’s the face drawn by Vincent Chow that everyone is talking about, allegedly drawn from the photographs that Vincent Chow has in his possession. This new one can now be compared to the two following drawings earlier sketched by Peter Loh. What is graphically shown is the great differences between the earliest head interpretation of […]

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Johor Hominid Hand?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 10th, 2006

Sean Ang has published his “hand-traced” sketch of the Johor Hominid (see below): Click on image for full-size version James Pritchett, a critic of the ongoing situation with the Chow-noted photographs, comments: ….Sean Ang has now provided us with his long promised sketch of one of the photos. Actually, I should amend that: he’s given […]

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Johor Hominid: What Do You Look Like?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 7th, 2006

Vincent Chow’s associate, Sean Ang, wrote the following on Friday, July 7, 2006: …we will publish a sketch based on the original photos, say by end of this week, latest next week. Vincent is working on one of the sketch now. I also intend to publish the close-up photo of the hair samples we have. […]

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New Name Nominee: Johor Hominid

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 2nd, 2006

Environmentalist Vincent Chow and palaeoanthropologist Sean Ang, who are both involved in researching the question of unknown hairy hominoids in Malaysia, have created a website to focus their pursuit. The researchers have also, through the mere need to purchase a domain name, coined a phrase for their local Malaysian Bigfoot, capturing the notion they are […]

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Johor: Gentle Hominid or Boar Killer

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 17th, 2006

There are various kinds of unknown hairy hominoids seen throughout the world. Unfortunately, despite this diversity, “Bigfoot” has become a universal label for any upright hairy humanlike unknown species. Using the new name “Johor Hominid” makes sense, in an attempt to sort through the confusion. But another wrinkle is behavioral evidence that comes out in […]

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Johor Bigfoot Returns?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 22nd, 2014

New footprints found near the Endau Rompin forest reserve in Johor Baru.

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New Johor Bigfoot Tracks Found?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 18th, 2013

Oldtimers here at Cryptomundo will undoubtedly remember the Johor Hominid craze from 2006.

Now we have a claim that new “giant” footprints were recently found in the region.

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Johor Tracks: Four Years Later

Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 17th, 2010

The complex nature of the Orang Dalam footprint evidence should not be forgotten in the mess that was the “Johor Hominid” drama. Images.

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Johor Juggernaut

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 4th, 2010

A flashback discussion: Yes, patience is a virtue, as is trust in fellow cryptozoologists, hominologists, and Cryptomundo readers. Images.

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Women in Cryptozoology: Jan McGirk in Johor

Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 8th, 2007

Flashback: Let us trek back to Johor with newswoman Jan McGirk and revisit the Malaysian situation before it got lost in the morass of the photo hoaxing, to the events surrounding the initial finding of the now famed track cast. Jan McGirk, on the right, assists with the casting compound, to mold the footprint she […]

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