Skip to comments.King Kong in Kerala? (29 inch humanoid footprint found)
Posted on 01/09/2006 7:05:00 PM PST by voletti
KARALMANNA (Palakkad): Peter Jackson's King Kong is set on a mysterious, uncharted island. He might as well have shot it in Kerala.
Or so it would seem, if and that's literally a big if claims by a team of amateur anthropologists are proved true.
The team claims to have discovered footprints of a "giant-man" who had a shoe size of 29 inches, lived in a shelter 50 metres high and weighed well over 400 kg.
Going by the footprint size, the creature may have been as tall as 17 feet, which would make it easily the "largest human form to roam the earth". Announcing the 'discovery' on Monday, the team said the signs of the mammoth creature found in a remote village some 60 km from Palakkad town in Kerala "confirmed" the existence of 'Bigfoot'.
Ever since reports began in the mid-19th century of 'sightings' of the Yeti or Abominable Snowman in the Himalayas, there has been enormous fascination and speculation around the world about the fabled man-like being.
But most sightings reported in various countries, notably in the US, turned out to be either hoaxes or cases of overactive imaginations.
However, on December 30 last year, farmers in the forests of Malaysia claimed to have spotted a family of three.
Gigantopithecus is coming back to reclaim his world from the puny humans. Run, cowards!
A few more years of evolution, and we'll have it perfected!
(May I suggest that we breed Teddy Kennedy and Harry Reid, as a start).
This story is crap. If such a person existed the NBA would already have him signed up.
yeah. A 17 foot NBA player, eh? That would be fun to watch. I bet he'd easily make the NFl as well. Not to mention the boxing superheavyweights and the sumo championships among a dozen others....
Peter Jackson makes the Lord of the Rings, and scientists discover hobbit-like creatures in some remote location. Peter Jackson makes King Kong, and scientists discover a giant ape in some remote location. Hmmmm. Either we have an amazing coincidence, or PJ is some sort of diabolical mad scientist ultra-genius who has taken merchandising too far.
With legs 10 feet, 3 centimeters long, scientists estimate it could have traveled as fast as 4 kilo-furlongs per fortnight.
Lets hope he doesn't make a war of the worlds type film next.
Ping for fun!
"But most sightings reported in various countries, notably in the US, turned out to be either hoaxes or cases of overactive imaginations."
So, this must be true.
Btw, 400 kg is about 816 pounds. Not exactly the weight of a giant.
bobsledding ? he he he
Why can't he just be a runt with really big feet?
Maybe the learned to dress like the locals so they wouldn't be so conspicuous...
Didn't Hillary visit India? It would explain much.
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