Barmanou (or Barmanu, Baddmanus; "Big Hairy One") is the bigfoot of the mountainous regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan in Pakistani folklore. This cave man-like creature is said to haunt the wilds of Eastern Afghanistan and Pakistan’s Shishi Kuh Valley. Barmanu are said to dwell in the Hindukush and Karakoram ranges, between the Pamirs and the Himalaya as well as Shishi Kuh valley, which is located in the Chitral region of Northern Pakistan.[1]


  1. Cryptopia, BARMANU: (AFGHANISTAN – PAKISTAN) by Rob Morphy - August 29, 201003417