Posted by: Loren Coleman on August 25th, 2006
Slowly, recovery does happen. Overcoming the hoax of the drawings, the false anticipation, and then finally the fake photos of the “johor hominid” occurs. It is surely time to move on, and get back to venturing forward with a critical look at the imagery of possibly real hominoids in the rainforest of Malaysia.
What are your thoughts on how people have represented the Orang Dalam?
The Harry Trumbore illustration (above) of the Orang Dalam places the hominoid within the True Giant classification, and is taken from The Field Guide of Bigfoot and Other Mystery Primates, 2006.
Here is the Serjarang Gigi (above), which merely another name used for the Orang Dalam or Malaysian Bigfoot; this illustration shows it is indeed a giant.
Finally, remember this one? The first drawing out of Malaysia, before the unfortunate “johor hominid” sketches began to distract everyone’s attention, were the following, drawn by the locals of what they were actually and reportedly seeing.