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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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Homo floresiensis and Orang Pendek Related?

In a fascinating new article by cryptid researcher Adam Davies, Adam explores the question of whether the Orang Pendek of Sumatra and the presumably extinct 'Hobbits' of the nearby Flores Islands (also known by its scientific name, Homo floresiensis) might possibly have been related. Read on and let us know your opinion.

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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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A Relic Gigantopithecus?

mande burung expedition research team

Could the Mande Burung, an upright hominoid reportedly seen by the native people of the northeastern forests of India, actually be a relic Gigantopithecus? Recently returned from his research expedition in search of the M-B, cryptid researcher Adam Davies poses this question and presents some compelling evidence to suggest that this could indeed be the case.

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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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Mande Burung Expedition Update

Orang pendek footprint

Cryptozoologist Adam Davies recently met with members of his team of fellow cryptid researchers who will accompany him on his latest expedition to the West Garo Hills district of the state of Meghalaya in India, in search for evidence of the Mande Burung, a legendary man-like ape (or perhaps ape-like man) that has long been reported as having been seen and encountered in this heavily forested and remote region of India. Read more about their plans here.

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