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Giant Borneo Snake?

Giant Borneo Snake?

(3)A blurry photo that appears to show a gigantic snake swimming in Borneo's Baleh river appeared this week in London's Telegraph(1). Villagers reportedly fear the massive reptile may be a creature of folklore they call Nabau, an ancient, shape-shifting sea serpent. But is the photo authentic? Some are not convinced. SciAm's 60-Second Science Blog(2) provides a critical analysis.Update: According to cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, this photo and story are a hoax. More info here.

1. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/malaysia/4701906/Photograph-shows-giant-snake-lurking-in-Borneo-river.html
2. http://www.sciam.com/blog/60-second-science/post.cfm?id=are-the-photos-of-borneos-monster-s-2009-02-20
3. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/malaysia/4701906/Photograph-shows-giant-snake-lurking-in-Borneo-river.html

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