|Country||Bangladesh, Nepal and India|
|Habitat||Garhwal Himalayas, Jammu and Kashmir State|
The Ban-Manush, Ban-manchhe (Nepal) or Van-manas (India) is a type of hairy humaniod from Bangladesh, India, and Nepal. Its name means"forest man" in Indo-Aryan. It is one of the many variations on the Yeti and similar to the Mande Barung.
The Ban-Manush is 4-5 feet tall and covered in grayish hair. Its face, hands and feet are similar to that of a humans. It is aggressive and known for carrying away both men and woman.
Tracks of the Ban-Manush have been found in fields near forests and in snow.
- Eberhart, George M. (2002) Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology ABC-CLIO, Inc. ISBN 1-57607-283-5