The Cryptozoologist

Updated March 17, 2001 - New illustrative Myakka material

John McGhee sends along his cyper painting of the Myakka ape based upon
what he sees in the photograph. Copyright 2001 John McGhee.

Photographs of central Florida's saw palmettos, demonstrating varying heights. For scale, note Loren Coleman's sons, Caleb (4 feet, 6 inches tall) and Malcolm (5 feet, 6 inches tall), photographed with palmettos, 23 Feb 2001.

David Barkasy (below) examines saw palmettos in east Sarasota County, Florida, February 2001. David is 6', 2", with a shoulder height of 5', 3"; he weighs 230 pounds.