Archive for the “Malaysian Bigfoot”

Ropen, Monkey Men & More: A MonsterQuest Month

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 3rd, 2009

June holds forth some very strange television viewing.

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Cultural Hominology

Posted by: Loren Coleman on April 24th, 2009

Do some hairy hominids demonstrate culture? An insightful contribution from T. Peter Park. Images.

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Laws Protecting Cryptids?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 4th, 2009

What firm legal enactments have been made to protect cryptids?

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Amomongo Hominoid Terrorizes Philippines

Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 5th, 2008

The amomongo (loosely, gorilla) is a creature of Philippine cryptozoology described as hairy, man-sized and ape-like with long nails. Terror is gripping residents of haciendas in Brgy. Sag-ang, La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines, following the reported existence of a man-sized creature, who recently attacked two residents and disemboweled animals in the area. Elias Galvez and […]

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What Is Yowie?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 22nd, 2008

Allegedly, this is an artist’s impression of the Yowie. What is happening here? Are folks saying that the Yowie is nothing more than an Australian form of Bigfoot? What kind of beast is the Yowie? First, a little introduction to why I am asking… The Ray Wallace-created wooden tool, above, is compared with an often-published […]

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India’s Mande Barung

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 17th, 2008

In the US it’s known as Bigfoot, in Canada as Sasquatch, in Brazil as Mapinguary, in Australia as a Yowie, in Indonesia as Sajarang Gigi and, most famously of all, in Nepal as a Yeti. The little known Indian version of this legendary ape-like creature is called Mande Barung – or forest man – and […]

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Borneo Big Footprints: Jokes?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 16th, 2008

Editorial Cartoon: “Bigfoot in Sarawak” posted by Kher Cheng Guan. The giant footprints found in a fishing village in Daro [Borneo] are a fake. “It’s man-made and a hoax,” Sarawak Museum anthropologist Dr. Charles Leh said yesterday while dismissing news reports that the two sets of footprints found in a village in Mukah division were […]

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Big Borneo Bigfoot Prints

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 12th, 2008

The Borneo Post is reporting on Friday the 13th of June, 2008, on the find of some incredible footprints. Even my colleague Mark A. Hall has only talked about “True Giants” in that corner of the world with tracks in the range of 22 inches long. What are we to make of the following imprint, […]

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Blogsquatching: Interface and Malfunction

Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 4th, 2008

Carl Diehl’s Metaphortean Space nicely adds a shiny chrome, intellectually-friendly frame around his insights into “blogsquatching”: An interface is typically designed to make the new domain easier for a “user” to comprehend. When this remediation works, the user is fairly oblivious to the crossing-over that is going on. On the contrary, malfunction typically calls attention […]

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Monster Quest II

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 27th, 2008

It is Tuesday, May 27, 2008, and the History Channel, on behalf of “Monster Quest II,” is here in Portland, Maine, with a film producer and crew today to digitally film interviews with me about cryptozoology, in the context of a five hour tour of the International Cryptozoology Museum. Their snippets of the interviews, b-roll, […]

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Mande Burung Breast Feeds Captive

Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 7th, 2008

Please click on the above cartoon for a larger image. Remember June 2007 when artist Peter Loh, making contact from Singapore, sent in the above illustration to go with the breaking news (here, here, here) coming hot out of the rainforests of South Asia of a strange new creature, the Mande Burung (= Wild Jungle […]

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Johor Bigfoot Cartoons

Posted by: Loren Coleman on March 1st, 2008

Due to the difficulties uploading images in the last few days, here finally are two cartoons about the latest hairy matters in Malaysia: These comic images are regarding the recent news item printed about the current situation in Johor. Much appreciation to Peter Loh for creating this exclusive cartoon for Cryptomundo.

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Johor Bigfoot Back?

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 27th, 2008

“A Malaysian Laugh” is a regular column by The Malaysian Insider humorist Jerome Martin. As the newspaper says: “If you don’t find it funny, we are happy to get your feedback so we can pay him less.” Today, they published a new column on how the forthcoming elections in Malaysia look through the eyes of […]

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Ah Meng, 48, Dies

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 8th, 2008

It is with great sadness that I must report the death of the world’s oldest, if not oldest, Sumatran Orangutan. This great primate, named Ah Meng, was 48 years old and lived at the Singapore Zoological Gardens. We have many things to learn from these great apes of Asia, about how close they are to […]

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Last Weekend for ABSM’s 30% Discount, Postpaid

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 3rd, 2008

The sale ends in five days. Time is running out to get this huge HARDBACK book directly from me, autographed, for $10 cheaper than it will cost to buy it online or in stores right now, plus with free postage to any American address. Ivan T. Sanderson’s classic book, Abominable Snowmen: Legend Come to Life […]

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