While most students of cryptozoology recognize “Giganto” as a favorite Bigfoot/Yeti candidate, many may be unaware that German anatomist-anthropologist Franz Weidenreich (1873-1948) renamed the creature Giganthropus, treating it as a primitive ancestor of Homo sapiens.
Make your own, during the new year. Images.
Until recently, the fossil’s origin at the museum had been as much a mystery as its origin in nature. Images.
Today, a guest blogger’s critique of the new book from Mark A. Hall and Loren Coleman, True Giants: Is Gigantopithecus Still Alive?. Images.
We were not alone. Images.
A Chinese science writer has published a youth article saying he is skeptical of the stories of the Shennongjia “Wild Men.” Images.
This Pleistocene bird has been found in the Liang Bua caves on the island of Flores, the sites associated with the Homo floresiensis finds. Does ancient art give evidence of these birds and “Pygmies” in more recent times? Images.
The species was the subject of the first scientific articles on fossils ever published in the United States. Images.
October 13, 2010. Images