Latest Yeren Stories

2010-10-10 08:10:00

Scientists and explorers from China are seeking international help to launch a widespread hunt for the country's answers to Sasquatch, known as the "Yeren," or "wild man." At least 400 people have reported sightings of the Yeren -- a half-man, half-ape creature -- in a remote, mountainous region in the central province of Hubei, according to state news agency Xinhua. After several expeditions were conducted in the 70s and 80s - with findings of hair, footprints, excrement and a nesting area...

2007-12-27 03:00:14

By Forth, Gregory Abstract Originally a figure of folklore, the European wildman gained prominence as a literary and artistic figure in the late Middle Ages, and in this form has commonly been interpreted as exercising a definite influence on later European representations of non-western peoples, non-human primates, and pre-sapiens hominids. Comparing the European image with wildman images encountered among indigenous peoples outside of Europe, this essay comprises a critical review of such...

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