posted on Jan, 16 2006 @ 12:42 AM
The Congo and surrounding - undiscovered - areas, most of it thick tropical jungles are filled with all kinds of legends of all kinds of creatures.
Most of these legends (more than one legend about more than one creature) are about some sort of fierce predatory creature.
This kalanoro fits in perfectly with the rest of the legends... Dangerous, child snatching animal... that can grow up to 9 ft...!?
Loren Coleman is one of most respected cryptozooligists. In the past he made his ways around the hoaxes, by in most cases staying neutral towards
In this case he is fuelling the fire and strongly stands by his claims.
There are some not so correct statements about Madagascar.
Personally I believe that if a new animal/cryptiod were to be discovered, it will be in Central Africa. There's little evidence to support this
particular case, however, and a video would have been groundbreaking. As usual this supposed video will disappear into the abyss of claimed evidence,
never to be heard of again. Sad.
Cool find ignorant_ape! Always fun to discover new Cryptiods!