Sunday, April 22, 2018
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

'Fox-human creature' enthralls zoo visitors


Posted on Wednesday, 25 June, 2014 | Comment icon 51 comments

The 'fox-human creature' has been entertaining visitors for decades. Image Credit: YouTube / NTDTV
The bizarre spectacle of a half-fox, half-human has been attracting crowds to Karachi zoo for years.
Known as Mumtaz, the 'creature' appears to possess the body of a fox and the head of a human that not only looks real but can actually talk to zoo visitors when they go in to see it.

Far from being a crytpozoological enigma however this bizarre cross-breed is nothing more than the body of a fox with a man's head sticking out from under a table to make it look as though its part of the animal.

33-year-old Murad Ali is the man behind the myth and has been playing the character of Mumtaz at the zoo for up to 12 hours a day. He inherited the role from his father who died 16 years ago.

"The people, who visit here, go away happy," he said. "And knowing that they feel happy makes me happy too. There is a bond of love between me and them. Life is very short; it should be spent spreading smiles."


Source: NTDTV | Comments (51)

Tags: Karachi, Zoo, Fox

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #42 Posted by Jackscolon on 27 June, 2014, 5:34
Wauw this is "ruddy mysterious"... Maybe this site should change its name to EXPLAINED NONMYSTERIES...
Comment icon #43 Posted by DieChecker on 27 June, 2014, 6:47
Here is the same kind of thing...
Comment icon #44 Posted by curiouse on 27 June, 2014, 12:34
Do people believe this ****?
Comment icon #45 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 27 June, 2014, 14:37
The Discovery Channel special will be out soon, just you wait! It'll probably still be better than most reality shows.
Comment icon #46 Posted by Doctor manhattan on 28 June, 2014, 9:52
FAKE!! Is Not Real!!! Those people are really stupid! How they are able to believe that head belongs to that body? no **** sherlock, it says in the article its fake.
Comment icon #47 Posted by Lilly on 28 June, 2014, 10:12
The people obviously know it's fake, it's being done for fun/amusement. The only concern here is that the fox is being treated ok...long as that's being done then this is just a fun activity (probably more for the kids).
Comment icon #48 Posted by AlienDan on 29 June, 2014, 2:32
Do people believe this ****? There's people who believe in an invisible man in the sky, you can be sure theres people who believe in this.
Comment icon #49 Posted by FizzPuff on 29 June, 2014, 5:06
It's fake, but oddly creepy.
Comment icon #50 Posted by Silent Trinity on 30 June, 2014, 17:19
Well they say there is a sucker born every minute, wonder how many people go through those turnstiles every minute? lol
Comment icon #51 Posted by beelzebufo on 1 July, 2014, 18:17
I'm annoyed by all the comments on how fake this is and how stupid these people are for believing it. As Lilly already said, they obviously know it's fake. These people aren't flooding in to see the miracle fox human. They're coming to see a corny sideshow for some novelty entertainment.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Work on lunar space station to begin in 2019
4-21-2018
NASA has revealed that its ambitious Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway will launch as early as 2022.
Cows could end up as world's largest mammals
4-21-2018
Scientists have warned that cows could eventually become the largest remaining mammals on Earth.
New species of 'exploding ant' discovered
4-20-2018
Capable of taking drastic action to protect their colonies, these ants have a rather unusual defense mechanism.
Missing Nazi submarine mystery finally solved
4-20-2018
The wreckage of one of Germany's most advanced U-boats has been discovered off the coast of Denmark.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
Revealing the secrets of the deep ocean
Posted 4-19-2018 | 0 comments
Scientist Mandy Joye has dedicated her life to exploring the depths of the world's oceans.
 
Giant 3D-printed man
Posted 4-15-2018 | 2 comments
British YouTuber James Bruton has created a giant 3D-printed sculpture of himself.
 
The world's roundest object
Posted 4-12-2018 | 2 comments
A look at how the roundest object can help us to define the humble kilogram.
 
Do fish talk to each other ?
Posted 4-10-2018 | 11 comments
Fish might seem silent, but in actual fact they make a wide range of different sounds.
 
The great Jaffa Cake debate
Posted 4-8-2018 | 4 comments
Revisiting the age-old question - is the humble Jaffa Cake a cake or a biscuit ?
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Dreams and clues to the future
3-31-2018 | Philippines and Germany
 
Black cloaked figure
3-31-2018 | Carlisle, Cumbria, England
 
Three knocks
3-8-2018 | Canada
 
Two shadows of me
3-8-2018 | Bellflower, LA
 
I think I know what I saw
3-5-2018 | Near Sultan, Washington
 
Ghost, or something else ?
3-5-2018 | Ohio, USA
 
 
Black hole in Bismarck
2-14-2018 | Mandan
 
 
Trapped and chased
2-9-2018 | Saskatchewan canada
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2018
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ