Borneo Monster

It’s a week for weird creatures this time with the release of photographs of a giant serpent like creature called the Borneo Monster.

Supposedly 100 feet long it looks far larger in this picture although it is difficult to get a proper sense of scale. This is supposed to be the River Baleh which is the longest river in Sarawak. Local legend calls the creature the Nabau which has a dragons head and seven nostrils.

Maybe this thing is the mummy of the Mongolian Death Worm.

This picture was supposed to have been taken by a member of a disaster recovery team who was monitoring floods. But whilst it is starting to proliferate on line I can’t find any real pointer to where it originated. There is mention of it in the Kuala Lumpur Newspaper New Straits Time but the link to the article is broken so I can’t verify whether that is the original source of the story.

This second photo is also unattributed to anyone and whilst I am prepared to say it might be a bloody big snake. It could also be the floats on a fishing net or something photoshopped into the background.

So for any budding cryptozoologists, let me know whether you think it’s real or not.

LM over at Life’s Moments has commented that it reminds her of this bloke from her past and mine –

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Borneo Monster

It’s a week for weird creatures this time with the release of photographs of a giant serpent like creature called the Borneo Monster.

Supposedly 100 feet long it looks far larger in this picture although it is difficult to get a proper sense of scale. This is supposed to be the River Baleh which is the longest river in Sarawak. Local legend calls the creature the Nabau which has a dragons head and seven nostrils.

Maybe this thing is the mummy of the Mongolian Death Worm.

This picture was supposed to have been taken by a member of a disaster recovery team who was monitoring floods. But whilst it is starting to proliferate on line I can’t find any real pointer to where it originated. There is mention of it in the Kuala Lumpur Newspaper New Straits Time but the link to the article is broken so I can’t verify whether that is the original source of the story.

This second photo is also unattributed to anyone and whilst I am prepared to say it might be a bloody big snake. It could also be the floats on a fishing net or something photoshopped into the background.

So for any budding cryptozoologists, let me know whether you think it’s real or not.

LM over at Life’s Moments has commented that it reminds her of this bloke from her past and mine –

Borneo Monster

It’s a week for weird creatures this time with the release of photographs of a giant serpent like creature called the Borneo Monster.

Supposedly 100 feet long it looks far larger in this picture although it is difficult to get a proper sense of scale. This is supposed to be the River Baleh which is the longest river in Sarawak. Local legend calls the creature the Nabau which has a dragons head and seven nostrils.

Maybe this thing is the mummy of the Mongolian Death Worm.

This picture was supposed to have been taken by a member of a disaster recovery team who was monitoring floods. But whilst it is starting to proliferate on line I can’t find any real pointer to where it originated. There is mention of it in the Kuala Lumpur Newspaper New Straits Time but the link to the article is broken so I can’t verify whether that is the original source of the story.

This second photo is also unattributed to anyone and whilst I am prepared to say it might be a bloody big snake. It could also be the floats on a fishing net or something photoshopped into the background.

So for any budding cryptozoologists, let me know whether you think it’s real or not.

LM over at Life’s Moments has commented that it reminds her of this bloke from her past and mine –

Cryptozoology and the Mongolian Death Worm

Well the sex sells post yesterday turned out not to be as popular as the previous days entry on Habba Syndrome.   I have been wondering whether that was due to the fact that there are far more searches done on sex than on Habba Syndrome and far more information available on the former than the latter so that any hits are diluted.  And let’s be honest, anyone visiting this blog for titillation would be sadly disappointed.   What then creates hits on a blog from people who would never normally visit that blog?

So today I have decided to pick another obscure item that for some reason is featuring heavily in the Google trends list for today and that is the Mongolian Death Worm.   It is number 5 on the list as I write this but will change as the day goes on.  If you do read this post please check the link and leave a comment telling me where it ranks on google trends at the time you look at it.
No one has ever seen one of these, but they are described as being around five feet long, capable of spitting caustic or acidic saliva and sending electric shocks into their prey.  Shocks which apprently are strong enough to kill a camel.   You can read more details on wikipedia.
Why does this creature all of a sudden appear as a popular search on google today.  Searching the news items turns up the tale of Richard Freeman who is tagged as “The Man who hunts monsters for a living.”

Freeman is a Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology a group of cryptozoologists who have dedicated their lives to finding evidence of creatures from fable, myth and legend.  The article appeared in “The Shields Gazette” on the 29th of January this year.  So can anyone tell me why the sudden interest in the Mongolian Death Worm today.  Am I missing something?

Here’s a plea to any of you visitors who hit this blog as a result of that search.  Please leave a comment about why you were searching for this creature in the first place.

Cryptozoology and the Mongolian Death Worm

Well the sex sells post yesterday turned out not to be as popular as the previous days entry on Habba Syndrome.   I have been wondering whether that was due to the fact that there are far more searches done on sex than on Habba Syndrome and far more information available on the former than the latter so that any hits are diluted.  And let’s be honest, anyone visiting this blog for titillation would be sadly disappointed.   What then creates hits on a blog from people who would never normally visit that blog?

So today I have decided to pick another obscure item that for some reason is featuring heavily in the Google trends list for today and that is the Mongolian Death Worm.   It is number 5 on the list as I write this but will change as the day goes on.  If you do read this post please check the link and leave a comment telling me where it ranks on google trends at the time you look at it.
No one has ever seen one of these, but they are described as being around five feet long, capable of spitting caustic or acidic saliva and sending electric shocks into their prey.  Shocks which apprently are strong enough to kill a camel.   You can read more details on wikipedia.
Why does this creature all of a sudden appear as a popular search on google today.  Searching the news items turns up the tale of Richard Freeman who is tagged as “The Man who hunts monsters for a living.”

Freeman is a Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology a group of cryptozoologists who have dedicated their lives to finding evidence of creatures from fable, myth and legend.  The article appeared in “The Shields Gazette” on the 29th of January this year.  So can anyone tell me why the sudden interest in the Mongolian Death Worm today.  Am I missing something?

Here’s a plea to any of you visitors who hit this blog as a result of that search.  Please leave a comment about why you were searching for this creature in the first place.

Cryptozoology and the Mongolian Death Worm

Well the sex sells post yesterday turned out not to be as popular as the previous days entry on Habba Syndrome.   I have been wondering whether that was due to the fact that there are far more searches done on sex than on Habba Syndrome and far more information available on the former than the latter so that any hits are diluted.  And let’s be honest, anyone visiting this blog for titillation would be sadly disappointed.   What then creates hits on a blog from people who would never normally visit that blog?

So today I have decided to pick another obscure item that for some reason is featuring heavily in the Google trends list for today and that is the Mongolian Death Worm.   It is number 5 on the list as I write this but will change as the day goes on.  If you do read this post please check the link and leave a comment telling me where it ranks on google trends at the time you look at it.
No one has ever seen one of these, but they are described as being around five feet long, capable of spitting caustic or acidic saliva and sending electric shocks into their prey.  Shocks which apprently are strong enough to kill a camel.   You can read more details on wikipedia.
Why does this creature all of a sudden appear as a popular search on google today.  Searching the news items turns up the tale of Richard Freeman who is tagged as “The Man who hunts monsters for a living.”

Freeman is a Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology a group of cryptozoologists who have dedicated their lives to finding evidence of creatures from fable, myth and legend.  The article appeared in “The Shields Gazette” on the 29th of January this year.  So can anyone tell me why the sudden interest in the Mongolian Death Worm today.  Am I missing something?

Here’s a plea to any of you visitors who hit this blog as a result of that search.  Please leave a comment about why you were searching for this creature in the first place.