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.
Doug Hajicek sends along a statement. Images.
The editorial stated: “There are two principal reasons why he was not caught. One is that our police failed to take the case seriously enough at first. The other is that, when the police finally decided there was “something to it,” mass hysteria and outside interference combined to make their efforts unsuccessful.”
In this special guest contribution, John Green addresses the “Sasquatch Classics.”
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Today, a guest blogger’s critique of the new book from Mark A. Hall and Loren Coleman, True Giants: Is Gigantopithecus Still Alive?. Images.
A reader shares a roundup of Merbeing stories, found after reading about similar stories at Cryptomundo. Images.
Let us revisit Brent Swancer’s old columns on this topic. Images.
This cryptid formerly was rara avis (pun intended) within cryptozoology at the international level.