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New Expedition to Sumatra

The search for Orang Pendek continues… The Center for Fortean Zoology has organized another expedition to Sumatra in search of the famed Orang Pendek, a short, powerful, bipedal hominoid, sightings of which have been reported for centuries by the indigenous people of the Sumatran rain forests. Here is the information given to me by expedition leader and cryptid researcher Adam Davies: “We leave Friday, September 9, 20011 and will return on the 25th of September, late night. I will be leading the expedition, which is entitled The CFZ Sumatra Expedition 2011. There will be two teams to maximise our chances...

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Supernatural Event Over Vietnam

cargo plane

This is the strange tale of Robert L. Pollock, a former LAPD detective and Vietnam War veteran. It takes place in early 1968 in a C-130 Cargo aircraft flying at 25,000 feet over the coast of Vietnam. What was the strange, swirling, gray/black mist that entered their aircraft? Was it simply some type of fluid leak, or perhaps something far more strange? Read on for Robert's firsthand account of this bizarre phenomena that he and his fellow crewmen experienced.

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Mande Burung Expedition Video

Once again, Adam Davies has been so kind as to share his experiences with the readers of The Paranomalist. For regular readers of our website, I’m sure that you know that Adam was recently searching for the Mande Burung, a large, bipedal hominoid reportedly seen by many of the inhabitants of the Garo Hills region of India. Adam Davies, Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology Richard Freeman, and a team of additional researchers met with local M-B researcher Dipu Marak, spending approximately three weeks investigating this rugged, heavily forested and mountainous area of northeastern India for evidence of the...

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Adam Davies Returns from India

Mande Burung Indian ape man expedition

Adam Davies returned Saturday, November 20th from his expedition in search of India’s famed apeman, the Mande Burung (Wild Jungle People). After two weeks in the jungles of the West Garo Hills district of the state of Meghalaya, Adam and his team of researchers came away with some very compelling evidence of the creature’s existence. Having just returned, Adam was understandably jet-lagged and exhausted, but he was kind enough to send me a brief email in which he offered to allow me to reprint some of the initial notes he made on his blog concerning his findings. I hope to speak with Adam soon (once...

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Australian Big Cats – Book Extract

Australian big cats

Do large, black panthers prowl the forests and rural farmlands of Australia? Are they responsible for killing and mutilating livestock in the Australian countryside? Big cats are not indigenous to the Australian continent, yet frequent sightings of these creatures have been reported. Read the extract from Rebecca Lang's and Michael Williams' new book Australian Big Cats: An Unnatural History of Panthers.

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