Richard Boylan, Ph.D.

"Race" distinguishes various Star Visitors of decidedly
different appearances. More research into exo-biology, (the
science of Star Visitor life's physical structure and
processes), will help us understand better how many races of
intelligent species we are dealing. So would the
declassifying of the Government's already considerable
covert research on Star Visitor ("exo-") biology, (such as
is going on at NASA's Ames Research Center, Sunnyvale, CA,
and at Los Alamos National Laboratories, NM.

For convenience I shall use the term "race" to distinguish
Star Visitors of significantly different anatomical

The most common Star Visitor race encountered has a number
of variants. These variations in size and details of
appearance may represent origins on different planets. This
race is popularly, and rather imprecisely, called the
"Grays". The "Grays" are stereotyped, by uninformed or
careless writers, as: short, upright, two-legged beings,
three-and-a-half feet tall, with grayish- white skin, large,
hairless, fetal-shaped heads, with huge, all-black, sloping,
almond-shaped eyes without pupils or eyelids, whose eyes
wrap around partially towards the temple-area sides of the
head, a narrow jaw tapering to almost a V, small nostril
holes but no nose, a small, thin, lip-less, horizontal slit
for a mouth, thin torsos with no ribs and no genitals
evident, long, spindly, but surprisingly strong arms
reaching to the knees, similarly long, very thin legs, and
hands with three long, non-tapering, joint-less fingers,
which end in claws instead of fingernails, but no thumb.

To be sure, there is such a race of beings; or at least a
race, of which this is one variant. However, there are also:
five-foot tall "Grays", seven-foot tall "Grays", "Grays"
with mushroom-white skin, "Grays" with brown skin, "Grays"
with black skin, "Grays" whose large eyes have a thin
nictating membrane which can extend across the eye, "Grays"
with midnight-blue eyes, "Grays" with wispy fine small
amounts of hair on their heads, "Grays" with four fingers,
and "Grays" with three or four fingers and another finger
positioned where the human thumb would be, and "Grays" whose
fingers end with suction-cup-like tips.

There have also been Star Visitors reported who have a large
process of folds along the back of their heads, a series of
deep creases or crevices along the top of the head, sloping
down forward towards the front, and with a
strongly-pronounced brow- ridge above the eyes.

Are these twelve different races; or variants based on
evolving in different climactic zones on one planet? Does
this represent racial variation within inhabited planets in
one star system? Or are these variations which occur within
one cluster of star systems? Or does the "Gray" genotype
tend to appear in many different star systems, on some
planets, along with other races, on other planets, within
those same star systems? The truth is, we do not know. Or at
least that information has not been released to the public.
Thus, we are still at the stage of gathering information on
the various different types of intelligent lifeforms
visiting our planet.

Another source of variation even within what is apparently
one race is clothing. Many experiencers report that their
"Gray" visitors wore no clothes. Others have seen "Grays"
wearing long robes and hoods over their heads. Others have
seen crews where both versions of attire, as well as
close-fitting jumpsuits, were in evidence. Yet Grays are not
the only ones wearing robes.

Another race of Star Visitors is the 4-to-5 1/2-foot tall
Being, with a somewhat large head (by comparison with the
human head) but not as proportionally large as the "Grays",
and who has somewhat large (but smaller than the "Grays")
dark oval eyes, spindly frame and limbs, and a hand with
three long, cartilaginous, bone-less fingers, which end with
neither claw nor suction-cup, but rather "ordinary"
fingertip shape, except that their fingers do not taper.

A more distinctive kind of Star Visitor is the "Praying
Mantis type" race. These Beings have long, narrow faces,
with long, narrow, large eyes, sharply slanted upward and
outward in an almost narrow-V position, given an almost
insect-like appearance. This comparison is heightened by the
Praying-Mantis types' extremely thin, long torsos, long,
extremely-thin arms which are usually crooked into a sharp
bend at the mid-joint, with the hand and fingers/mitten
sloping almost vertically downward from the "wrist", and
legs also bent at an almost right-angle at the mid-joint,
creating a crouched pose. The overall effect is the
characteristic "Praying Mantis" look. It should be noted
that experiencers feel that this type is no insect, but
rather an intelligent, gentle-spirited, but somewhat "hyper"
and jerky-moving, human-like lifeform. There are both males
and females.

Another race is the so-called "Reptilians", or "Reptoids",
although I note again that there is no implication in these
descriptors of anything other than of intelligent,
communicative persons. What distinguishes these "Reptilian"
Star Visitors is their skin, which has small, fine scales,
rather than smooth, their face, which has larger-than- human
yellowish-green eyes with a "starburst"-shaped pupil, the
eyes often oval, and an almost snout-like blunt process in
the area of the nose and mouth, giving this type an almost
dragon-like humanoid appearance.

Another group of Star Visitors for convenience, I call the
"Jawas", after their resemblance to the creatures in the
film, Star Wars. This group is distinguished by their
clothing. They wear hoods and robes, are generally short
(three to four-and-a-half feet tall), and their faces are
concealed by the shadows thrown by their hoods. Sometimes
there is a much taller hooded and robed one on board the
UFO, who often stands to the Experiencer's left as s/he lies
on the Visitor medical examining table. This Tall One
appears to direct the procedures, and often is the one who
telepathically communicates with the Experiencer. A few
Experiencers have noted glowing eyes under the "Jawas'"
hoods. Other Experiencers have reported that when they got a
glimpse of the Being whose face was shadowed by the hood, it
was a type of "Gray". Still others saw neither glowing eyes
nor "Grays" under the hoods, but rather never could
distinguish the features in the shadows of the hoods.

There are often mixed- race crews on the UFO's. In such
cases there could be "Jawas" or "Praying Mantis" types or
"Reptoids" or "Grays", joining in a coordinated effort in
carrying out scientific or medical tasks.

A few Experiencers have noted robot-like figures, whose
movements and "vibes" (or rather lack thereof) strongly
suggest that these are robots sent remotely by the Star
Visitors to observe, reconnoiter, and possibly retrieve
objects. However, I have not encountered any reports of
robots actually interfacing with humans to accomplish
communication, or to remove the human to their craft for
scientific examination. The robot-like figures appear to be
relegated to the more impersonal tasks of
information-gathering and stealthy surveillance, without the
risk to the Star Visitors that they would otherwise run of
possibly encountering hostile human responses.

My research has also come up with a goodly number of reports
of "Humanoids", "Blondes", or "Nordics", Star Visitors
almost indistinguishable from humans. Indeed, Native
American and other indigenous people's traditions point to
their origin from the worlds of these human-looking Visitors
in the Pleiades, Sirius, Orion and other star systems. If
you were to place a pair of sunglasses on one of these
"Nordic" Visitors, they would be indistinguishable from a
Scandinavian-American citizen.

I have also encountered reports where the Experiencer
believed that the Star Visitor s/he was dealing with
appeared to be a human. However, in some cases, this turned
out to be an Star Visitor-imposed mental visualization in
the mind of the experiencer, the so-called "screen memory".
Upon closer looking, the experiencer was able to see the
actual nonhuman face of the Star Visitor behind the
mentally-imposed "human" mask.

My favorite variation of this mental cloaking experience
occurred to one experiencer who believed she was
encountering a human "spaceman". I invited the Experiencer
to look closely and carefully at the face of the "human
spaceman". When she did so, she suddenly was startled. "Oh,
my", she said," It's not a human after all. It's one of
those Grays." Other details made me suspect we were still
not done. I suggested she study closely the face of her
"Gray" visitor. Startled, she could see that it was a
"Reptoid" who had previously cloaked himself mentally as a

Another Star Visitor racial type described are the short,
chubby "Dwarf" Star Visitors, with round pudgy faces. They
seem to be relegated to doing the menial chores during a

Yet another race is what could be dubbed the Bird People.
This group's most pronounced feature is a broad,
downward-sloping proboscis, somewhat like an oversize broad
bird beak or flexible dolphin beak, with the mouth
underneath the beak. These Visitors have graceful ovoid
heads, and long thin necks. They have thin, horizontal,
slit-like eyes with dark pupils. They are telepathic, kind-
hearted, and powerful healers and teachers.

Then there are the light beings, the energy beings, and the
pure, disembodied consciousnesses. The light and energy
beings do not have a solid, three-dimensional body, but
rather there presence is marked by the presence of an
ill-defined mass of light or other energy. In the case of
the pure consciousnesses, the only signal of their presence
is the onset of telepathic contact, and, occasionally, their
influence on something in the local environment.

Undoubtedly, many more races could be described. We as
humans are challenged by intelligent life that looks so
different from us, a challenge which can be disturbing. But
it can also remind us that the Source of All is myriad in
its expression of lifeforms, including intelligent
lifeforms, across the vast Universe. Only the most
anthropocentric would be offended by the Supreme Source's
creation of intelligence in other anatomical packages. And,
indeed, Star Visitor messages tell us that we are that
special variant mix of intelligent life: part-Earth primate,
part-Star Visitor intelligent lifeform.

Thus, when any of us has an encounter with a Star Visitor,
we truly are meeting our "distant cousins".

- Richard Boylan, Ph.D.


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