WILDMAN of North Africa or India.

Etymology: Greek, "feet on the opposite side."

Variant name: Opisthodactyles. Physical description: Feet said to point backward.

Present status: interpreted both as men with feet pointing backward (toes to the rear) and as men on the opposite side of the world (whose feet would be pointing toward us through the earth). Significant for cryptozoology in that many WlLDMEN are said to have their feet pointing backward.

Sources: Isidore of Seville, Origines, XI. 3, 24; Bernard Heuvelmans, Les bĂȘtes humaines d'Afrique (Paris: Plon, 1980), pp. 149-150, 162.

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