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  Mokele mbembe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The mokele mbembe is a large creature said to live in the lakes and swamps of the Congo River basin, whose existence has long been disputed between mainstream scientists on one side, local Pygmies, creationists and cryptozoologists on the other.
Mokele mbembe means "one who stops the flow of rivers." Mokele mbembe is generally described as a beast about as large as an elephant, with a long flexible neck and with a tail similar to an alligator's.
Mokele mbembes are apparently herbivores, although they have been reported to kill humans and hippopotamuses.
mokele-mbembe.mindbit.com   (604 words)

 Mokele Mbemebe
Mokele Mbembe is a sauropod like creature that lives near the Likouala swamp in Congo.
The creature is described as being the size of an elephant, roughly 20 to 30 feet long, with a long neck and tail, and having red/brown colored skin(sometimes gray).
The local natives say that Mokele Mbembes diet consists of the Malombo plant, and that it is a herbivore.
jasonfinch.tripod.com /cryptozoology/crypmokele.html   (340 words)

 Le Mokele Mbembe
La tradition locale raconte que, au fond du marécage, vivrait le mokele mbêmbe (" celui qui arrête le cours des rivières "), un énorme animal dont l'existence hypothétique a d'autant plus stimulé l'imagination des voyageurs occidentaux que sa description par les indigènes évoque celle d'un dinosaure.
Là aussi, les indigènes lui racontèrent qu'ils avaient vu un énorme animal amphibie qu'ils appelaient le mokele mbêmbe ; ses campagnes d'exploration furent interrompues par la Première Guerre mondiale et ce n'est qu'en 1948 que fut traduit et publié son rapport d'expédition.
Mesurant, entre 5 et 7 mètres de long, le mokele mbêmbe a fait l'objet de nombreuses spéculations concernant son corps d'éléphant, la finesse et la longueur de son cou et sa petite tête de reptile - une description qui correspond tout à fait à celle d'un petit dinosaure sauropode.
www.ac-grenoble.fr /episdor/classes/exposes/bestiaire/mokele.htm   (1223 words)

 Mokele-Mbembe of Congo :   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This creature is commonly known as mokele mbembe (meaning 'rainbow'>, named by local pygmies.
On the other, 70 million years is a long time for what appears to be a limited population to survive while adapting to the arrival of new rivals in the food chain and without suffering a severe deterioration of its gene pool.
The Mokele Mbembe on the Ubangi River in the deepest, darkest heart of equatorial Africa.
www.mysterydirectory.com /viewpost_208125.asp   (592 words)

 CryptoSafari: Mokele-mbembe 2001 Expedition Report
A mokele had been sitting on the net and was rather annoyed to find a human attempting to make it budge from the spot it had chosen to rest upon.
During the early morning session on the river, John had felt intuitively that it would not be a good idea to wrap the transducer cord around his wrist as would be expected when trailing the detecting device behind the pirogue - a hollowed out log which the locals use as a rudimentary canoe.
There was no doubt that they knew precisely what they were talking about and one by one individuals stepped forward to tell us of their contact with the animals on the rivers.
cryptosafari.com /en/research/mokele-mbembe/2001-expedition-report.php   (1682 words)

 Mokele--Mbembe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This creature is known by the locals as mokele mbembe (meaning 'rainbow'), named by local pygmies.
Common descriptions are of an elephant sized creature, reddish-brown or grey with smooth skin and a long muscular tail similar to that of an alligator.
James Powell also said that a local witch doctor had told him he had seen a n'yamala around 1946, of over 30 feet (9m) in length, with a huge neck and tail, weighing at least as much as an elephant.
users.chariot.net.au /~kwray/htm/mokele--mbembe.html   (305 words)

 Mokele Mbembe
The first written record of the mysterious creature called mokele mbembe (literally, "stopper of rivers") appears in a book written in 1776 by French priest Abbé Lievain Bonaventure Proyart describing the natural history of the Congo Basin of Africa.
Von Stein wrote of an animal called in the local tongue Mokele Mbembe, said to inhabit the areas near the Ubangi, Sanga, and Ikelemba Rivers.
A report was collected of a 1959 incident in which a Mokele Mbembe had been killed, and its flesh eaten--all the natives who ate its flesh died.
www.fortunecity.com /roswell/siren/552/af_mokele.html   (836 words)

 Chessville - Instruction - Chess Openings - The Mokele Membe Lives! - by Clyde Nakamura
However I still play the Mokele Mbembe in blitz games on the internet and the Mokele is a part of my chess opening repertoire.
I have compiled a an updated chess database of 580 Mokele Mbembe games (zipped 118 kb pgn format) and made it available both on the UCO site and also here at Chessville's Downloads by Opening page.
The Mokele Mbembe had been discussed in prior messages 1360, 1365, 1370, 1375, 1379, 1380, 1382, 1383, 1389, 1393, 1394, 1395, 1396, 1397, and 1398 on the Unorthodox Chess Openings list.
www.chessville.com /UCO/MokeleMbembe.htm   (774 words)

 Mokele Mbembe
Bruce is referring to Mokele Mbembe, a creature that is rumored to live in the Congo.
Even if Mokele Mbembe is captured alive, brought back to a major university or zoo, and determined to be a real dinosaur, evolutionists will merely say that a small population of dinosaurs managed to remain alive, without being detected, for 65 million years.
If Mokele Mbembe does exist, and is a dinosaur, and is captured alive, evolutionists will treat it just like the coelacanth.
www.ridgecrest.ca.us /~do_while/sage/v5i2e.htm   (770 words)

 Dinosaur of the Congo
Since the early 1980's several scientific expeditions have searched for conclusive evidence that the mokele mbembe really exists.
One investigator, Roy Mackal, a professor of zoology at Chicago University, took teams to the Congo in 1980 and 1981 to search for the elusive creature.
Mokele - mbembe may not be the only living dinosaur inhabiting the Congo.
www.subversiveelement.com /CongoDinosaur.html   (485 words)

 Mokele Mbembe - Unexplained Mysteries Discussion Forums
The Mokele Mbembe is a lake dinosaur that is believed to be still living when actually the dinosaur family it is in is actually extinct - it is extremely large.
I think the Mokele Mbembe would be more likly to be real than the loch ness monster for 2 reasons.
The Mokele Mbembe lives in a very remot location that could easily hide a large creature and also has acess to lots of food.
www.unexplained-mysteries.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=35440   (1762 words)

 The Mokele Mbembe Mercenary
The Mokele Mbembe was first mentioned in the memoirs of a French priest who visited the Lake Tele part of Africa in 1776 in what is now the country of Congo.
Spotting the Mokele Mbembe is an iffy proposition at best and getting documentation of it on film has eluded every attempt so far.
The area of the Congo in which the Mokele Mbembe has been spotted is basically unchanged since the end of the Cretaceous period.
www.haxan.com /portfolio/freakylinks/WWWFRE~1.COM/FREAKO~1/TAILS_~1/MOKELE~1.HTM   (824 words)

 Mokele Mbembe
Secondo la leggenda, in fondo alla palude vivrebbe il Mokele Mbembe ("colui che ostacola il flusso dei fiumi").
Il Mokele sarebbe un ibrido d'elefante, d'ippopotamo e di leone, dotato di un collo da giraffa e di un'immensa coda di serpente.
Le prove dell'esistenza del Mokele Mbembe sono soprattutto costituite dalle testimonianze delle popolazioni locali, che sarebbero state accreditate da uno scienziato, il dr Marcellin Agnagna.
www.cicap.org /enciclop/at100294.htm   (461 words)

 El Mokele Mbembe
Su cabeza y cuello son comparadas a la de una serpiente en algunos casos adornada con una cresta, pero es mucho más largo que cualquier serpiente pitón.
Las patas del 'Mokele Mbembe' son descritas como cortas, con tres uñas visibles en la parte posterior de la pata, y las huellas de las pisadas son redondas como de 30 centímetros por pisada en diámetro.
De acuerdo a Mackal, el biólogo africano Marcelino Agnagna, dio un detallado reporte de haber visto a Mokele Mbembe en mayo de 1983 en las aguas superficiales del remoto lago Tele.
escalofrio.com /n/Criptozoologia/El_Mokele_Mbembe/El_Mokele_Mbembe.php   (1731 words)

 Monster Tracker - search for Mokele-mbembe - the Congo Monster
Locals are alleged to have seen them again and again over the years.
Once he hears something that he thinks might be a giant mokele-mbembe, "hung with testicles the size of beer-barrels" - the noise turns out to come from a pari of owls.
Adam Davies, 30, an enthusiastic Cable & Wireless project manager in Wythenshawe, Manchester is determined to track down the mokele.
www.monstertracker.com /congo.html   (306 words)

 Mokele Mbembe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It's called a Mokele Mbembe & has been seen in the Congo's Likouala Swamp which the government has allegedly declared "80% unexplored".
The Mokele Mbembe has been described as a huge creature with a long neck.
Here is a nice site about the Mokele Mbembe.
www.ghostplace.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=19735   (381 words)

 Mokele Mbembe's Neighbor - Unexplained Mysteries Discussion Forums
Mokele Mbembe's Neighbor - Unexplained Mysteries Discussion Forums
Mokele Mbembe's Neighbor, Triceratops cousin or a rhino?
Sister of the seas/ Wrapped in silken robes/ Waves are falling at her feet/ Play your haunted songs to charm the Dragon King...
www.unexplained-mysteries.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=46991   (671 words)

 Biography for Mokele Mbembe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mokele has offered a few of his nearly two thousand crude journal entries (the earliest translated out of their original
My parents went ahead with their plan anyway, despite the protest of most of the brood and the townsfolk.
I would try to help them, but I promised young master Mokele I would not leave his side.
steelstar.hypermart.net /Bios/mokebio.htm   (4841 words)

 Google Earth Community: Lac Tele - Home of Mokele Mbembe (Kryptozoology) ?
This is the famous, beautiful and mysterious Lac Tele in the centre of the Congo rain forest.
Cryptozoologists know it as the last refuge of Mokele Mbeme a creature looking like a brontosaurus.
Mokele Mbeme is an animal which appears in the myths and stories of the native people there.
bbs.keyhole.com /ubb/showthreaded.php/Number/76665   (145 words)

 Mokele Mbembe - FT 145
During an early morning sortie, one of the men alerted us to a large floating object in the distance; alas it turned out to be a large clump of vegetation caught in a strong current.
The locals showed me areas where mokele mbembe was alleged to have been seen, the food it ate and the old pygmy camp where one was supposed to have been captured in 1956.
They confirmed to me the oft-recorded tale that all those who ate the flesh of the creature eventually died as a result.
www.forteantimes.com /articles/145_mokelem.shtml   (1699 words)

 Star Wars: Message Boards: Cryptozoology
Anyway, I just remember seeing this documentary in which a group of these native residents (from whose folk-lore the name springs, and whose name escapes me) were being shown large numbers of photos of various animals, all of which they were able to identify.
When they were shown a picture of a rhinoceros, they grew very excited and claimed it was Mokele MbeMbe.
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2003 09:59 PM This message was edited by Oxspittle on Nov 20, 2003 10:02 PM The "Mokele MbeMbe is a rhinoceros" theory was presented as fitting in very well with the ecology of the congo.
forums.starwars.com /thread.jspa?threadID=146892   (877 words)

Mackal zeichnete damals einige interessante Augenzeugenberichte auf, z.B. die Geschichte einer Jagd auf einen Mokele Mbembe, der die Tötung des Tieres zufolge hatte.
Agnagna machte damals zwar Fotos, doch wurden diese nichts, da er vergessen hatte, den Deckel von der Linse zu nehmen...
Ein weiterer Punkt ist die unglaubwürdige Anzahl von Mokele Mbembes, falls diese den Dino Exodus vor 65 Millionen überlebt haben sollten (aber auch so, wenn es sich nicht um direkte Nachfahren handeln sollte), müsste es mehr als diese wenigen Exemplare geben.
iep.alien.de /mbembe.htm   (705 words)

 ARE DINOSAURS STILL HERE | The lost world found
The ppl in the congo belive in and worship millions of spirits and gods.
In the Congo it is elegal for you to cut down a tree with out having a shawman remove the spirit from it first.
In fact becouse mokele is so large and amazing it has been labled as a forest god by the ppl that live there in the first chapter of his book before he can go to lake telle to see the god beast Rory nuggent has to be cleansed by a shawman by law.
www.freewebs.com /dinosliving/mokelembembe.htm   (760 words)

 In Search of Mokele-Mbembe
Take a reading of 90 degrees and go 17 steps to 2 trees growing against a rock.
Go to the east side of the rock and move a much smaller flat rock leaning against the big rock to reveal the hiding place of MokeleMbembe.
While there, be sure not to miss the view from the vista and take in the view.
www.chuckstraub.com /Letterboxing/mokelembembe.htm   (759 words)

 TrueAuthority.com - Cryptozoology - Mokele-mbembe
Rory Nugent also took two interesting photographs of something most unusual in Lake Tele.
One may actually show the head of a Mokele Mbembe.
What are we to conclude about the Mokele-mbembe.
www.trueauthority.com /cryptozoology/mokeleprnt.htm   (2398 words)

An Indricothere could not be Mokele Mbembe, because it had(has) a short tail!
I would love to hear of a true sighting of Mokele Mbembe, or even better a true photo.
But today I heard from Paul Ohlin directly, and he said he has NOT sighted Mokele Mbembe as reported here.
www.cryptomundo.com /cryptozoo-news/mm-sighted-06   (3349 words)

 Mokele Mbembe of the Congo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In the fall of 1981 Herman Regusters led a team into Lake Tele and returned with droppings, footprint casts and sound recording unlike any animal known to the Congo Basin area.
(Listen for yourself.) Reports of Mokele Mbembe go back to the eighteenth century and in 1919, the Smithsonian sent a team to investigate.
Since 1980, over 20 such expeditions have searched the region of the Likouala swamp.
www.genesispark.org /genpark/mokele/mokele.htm   (293 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions - A Bravenet.com Faq
The natives are scared of these animals because they have no idea what they are.
Do you think Mokele Mbembe is an Apatosaurus?
I don't think we know for sure what dinosaur Mokele-mbembe is, but it is something similar to the Diplodocus.
pub16.bravenet.com /faq/show.php?usernum=1371983245&catid=6979   (181 words)

 Steppenwolf - Mokele Mbembe ep.4
Il Mokele Mbembe è arrivato e Derek sta per essere mangiato vivo.
Con l'aiuto di Steppenwolf dovrete preparare le trappole e scacciare il mostro, in un episodio ricco di ostacoli, rebus, e un dinosauro tutt'altro che amichevole.
Invia Steppenwolf - Mokele Mbembe ep.4 ad un amico, e vediamo se lui riesce a batterti!
www.flashgames.it /steppenwolf.mokelembembe.4.html   (196 words)

 The Mokele Mbembe Mercenary
Can you guess where the army guys were headed?
That's right, straight for good ole' Lake Tele and our friend the Mokele Mbembe.
From what Lan could find out it looks like these mercs must have figured out that the war was winding down and they would soon be out of work cause they never showed back up for their last paycheck.
www.haxan.com /portfolio/freakylinks/WWWFRE~1.COM/FREAKO~1/TAILS_~1/MORE/MOKELE~1.HTM   (430 words)

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