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Greg Bernhardt Sep19-09 01:53 PM

Panama Creature
 
http://i.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/m...1_1483504c.jpg

This story has gotten some decent publicity. Panamanian officials are saying it's a dead fetus? A dead fetus of what??? Maybe a sloth?

Quote:

A mystery creature in Panama was beaten to death by teens on Saturday. Four teens came upon a mystery creature in Panama while they were walking on near a cave in the city of Cerro Azul. The four teens were terrified of the mystery creature, which has subsequently been named the "Panama
Mystery Creature in Panama Beaten to Death by Teens
Monster."
http://www.associatedcontent.com/art...beaten_to.html

waht Sep19-09 02:01 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
It looks like a Hollywood alien. It's probably fake.


Anticitizen Sep19-09 07:27 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
http://sacredheritage.com/normita/images/sloth-3.jpg

Either a shaved sloth or sloth fetus, I'd say.

BigFairy Sep19-09 11:47 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
lol? looks weird. i guess taking it as a sloth is the best explenation, and i am content with it.

Greg Bernhardt Sep20-09 03:24 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
I agree it looks much like a sloth especially with those claws. But I am confused how it could be a fetus. It looks massive!

Ivan Seeking Sep20-09 03:40 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
Yes, the claw seems to be the dead giveaway. Fetus? I don't see that.

The kids shaved a dead sloth and faked the story, is my guess.

dlgoff Sep20-09 03:48 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
Or maybe lots of NairŪ.

Ivan Seeking Sep20-09 03:52 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
Wow! Check out the hit rate on this thread. :rofl:

waht Sep20-09 05:01 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
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Quote by Ivan Seeking (Post 2357758)
Wow! Check out the hit rate on this thread. :rofl:

nice, 2600 since yesterday,

can I put an ad in this thread?

Sakha Sep20-09 08:03 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
According to the National Ambient Authority, they found a headless sloth on Tuesday. I doubt those kids were able to shave it, but maybe the animal had a disease or something that caused him to lose the hair.

GeorginaS Sep21-09 12:15 AM

Re: Panama Creature
 
I thought that this was a Montauk monster thread again. But, nooo. This is a new monster. Funny how many are showing up with regularity lately, huh?

This one looks rubber.

alxm Sep21-09 02:54 AM

Re: Panama Creature
 
I don't think they shaved one. (wouldn't that be a ridiculous amount of work!)

It's just one that's been in water and lost its fur, much like the Montauk monster raccoon.

If they said they killed it, they're lying - that thing's been dead a while.

BigFairy Sep21-09 03:16 AM

Re: Panama Creature
 
that poor ol' sloth...

capncrunk Sep21-09 11:41 AM

Re: Panama Creature
 
Quote:

Quote by Anticitizen (Post 2356810)
Either a shaved sloth or sloth fetus, I'd say.

Not to say that it's an alien or something (I've seen human babies that look more like an alien than this), but the eyes aren't positioned the same (a sloth's eyes are usually right beside the nose and set back, these are above the nose and more forward), and the nose itself is shaped pretty differently with wider nostrils and no real point to it. Also the mouth isn't really shaped like a sloth's. The face in general seems a bit flat to be one, but I guess it could just be swollen or something. If that's true though, somehow only the face is swollen and the rest of the body seems to be pretty emaciated, especially the limbs. Maybe it's a mutant or something?

http://www.valleyanatomical.com/cata...ed-Sloth-M.jpg

jambaugh Sep21-09 12:07 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
Quote:

Quote by capncrunk (Post 2358940)
Not to say that it's an alien or something (I've seen human babies that look more like an alien than this), but the eyes aren't positioned the same...

Look at the picture of the live sloth. The eye positions are the same as the "creature". Claws, shape, and belly hair just showing in the pic of the creature makes it obvious it is a Sloth.

I don't think the sloth has been shaved or that it's a fetus. Notice the hair on the belly. Possibly it was too much for some big snake to digest and he regurgitated it after stomach fluids took off the hair. (I mean a BIG snake!)

My other hypothesis is that radiation from an Alien Death Ray caused the sloth's hair to fall off and then killed it.

Kronos5253 Sep21-09 12:10 PM

Re: Panama Creature
 
Quote:

Quote by capncrunk (Post 2358940)
Maybe it's a mutant or something?

Or a mentally retarded one, if there even is such a thing with sloths... I'm assuming if it had some sort of mental retardation, like with humans, there would be noticeable differences in the facial features and the skull...

Or even a different breed of sloth. Different sloths have different facial features.


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