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The Guide To Bigfoot Around The World

You may know about the North American Sasquatch, but did you know that he has many brothers around the world? Learn more about these amazing hominids and join the hunt with an all-new season of Finding Bigfoot, Sundays at 10 p.m. on Animal Planet.

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Where they've been spotted: Australia. Watch the recounting of an incredible encounter here.
Characteristics: Ape-like and 7–12 feet tall with oversized feet, much like the North American Sasquatch.
Other names: Jurrawarra, Puttikan, Gubba, Doolaga, Yahoo, Wawee, and Jimbra.


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Where they've been spotted: Brazil.
Characteristics: Sloth-like, seven feet tall, with backwards feet.
Other names: Isnashi or “the fetid beast."


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Where they've been spotted: Tibet and Nepal.
Characteristics: Large, covered in white fur, and bear-like.
Other names: Abominable Snowman, Mirka, Migoi, and Meh-teh.


Where they've been spotted: Indonesia. Watch Bigfoot experts on a night hunt for Sasquatch (or one of his distant relatives) in Sumatra here.
Characteristics: 30 to 60 inches tall, covered in short grey-brown hair.
Other names: Sedapa, Batutut, Ebu Gogo, Umang, Ijaoe, and Goegoeh.


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Where they've been spotted: Florida.
Characteristics: Ape-like and extremely foul-smelling.
Other names: Swamp Ape, Stink Ape, Florida Bigfoot, and Myakka Ape.


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Where they've been spotted: Kenya and South Africa.
Characteristics: The body of an ape with the lower body of a hyena and yellow or red hair.
Other names: Nandi bear.


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Where they've been spotted: Canada.
Characteristics: Similar to a Yeti with less hair, but is known to take several different forms.
Other names: Weendigo, Windiga, and Witiko.


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Where they've been spotted: China.
Characteristics: Covered in reddish-colored hair, as tall as 10 feet in height.
Other names: The Wildman of Shennongji, Ren Xiong.


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Where they've been spotted: Pakistan.
Characteristics: Part ape, part human; wears animal skins on his head and back.
Other names: Barmanou or Baddmanus.

Where else has he been sighted? Check out the Finding Bigfoot evidence and sightings map for the answers and tune in for an all new season of Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot, returning Nov. 10, at 10 PM E/P.

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