INDONESIA

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

Primitive men still exist in this modern era. In Indonesia a tribe has been discovered which still dwells in trees and actually practices cannibalism. The tribesmen were spotted in tree houses in the easternmost island of Indonesia, Irian Jaya. The area is called Merauke and it borders Papua New Guinea called Merauke.

Acording to the villagers living in closeby, the primitive species appear to have had no previous contact with the outside world and they are seen roaming naked in the forests. The Irian Jaya is covered by mountainous jungle with several pockets which are barely accessible. The last cannibalistic tribe to be discovered was in 1974 in the same area. There have been several sightings since, but none have been confirmed.

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