The Lost City of the Monkey God Has Finally Been Discovered

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Many decades ago, a man told stories of a long lost city deep in the jungle. The man died before he could return to the missing metropolis, and it would be years before his discoveries were proven to be true. In 2015 though, two men led an exploration to find the city again. Read on to find out all the secrets of an ancient city…

Theodore Morde

In 1940, Theodore Morde wrote about a hidden city he found known as the City of the Monkey God. The only problem was that he never revealed the exact location of the city. He later died by suicide and couldn’t give any information to explorers and the city was lost…

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Returning to Civilization

Morde came back from his travels with thousands of claimed artifacts and stories about the missing city. He said the local people told him tales of a monkey god. He never saw it but said that the god was immortalized in a statue buried deep beneath the earth. Thus, he named the city the Lost City of the Monkey God…

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