“Borneo Monster” Follow-Up
Posted by mattusmaximus on March 9, 2009
I blogged recently about the supposed “Borneo Monster” – what was claimed to be a 100-foot long snakelike creature photographed in the Baleh River on the island of Borneo in Indonesia. In my earlier post I explained why I thought the photos were bogus, and now we have even more solid evidence that they are, in fact, fakes.
It seems an industrious poster, Fromage, on a BoingBoing.net article on this story has found the original photograph from which the fake photo was made. Here’s a link to the relevant comments by Fromage…
Using the great tool “TinEye” you can see that is a fake.
The original picture can be seen here :
(Could be the Congo river)
The TinEye link :
For purposes of comparison, I shall place the two photos one after the other. The real, undoctored photo is shown first…
And now the faked “Borneo Monster” photo…
There you go, folks. It’s a fake. It’ll be interesting to see what the true believers say about this. Should be funny 🙂