Mohin Gou

Small Hominid of West Africa.

Etymology: Guéré (Kru), "like a chimpanzee."

Physical description: Small, black, and hairy.

Behavior: Eats fruit. Has an incomprehensible language. Said to abduct human females into the forest.

Distribution: Forest between Duékoué and Buyo, Côte d'Ivoire.

Significant sighting: In 1932, a French hunter named Boisard was crossing the Cavally River from Liberia into Côte d'Ivoire when he saw a small, black, humanlike creature walking on all fours about 130 feet away. It was wearing a red loincloth and had apparently been mashing fruit with stones when he came upon it.

Sources: M. Jacquier, "Note sur l'existence probable de Négrilles dans les forêts vierges de l'ouest de la Côte d'Ivoire," Bulletin de la Comité d'Etudes Historiques et Scientifiques d'A.O.F. 18 (1935): 57-62; Prof. Roubaud, "L'existence probable de Négrilles dans les forêts de la Côte d'Ivoire," Bulletin de la Comité d'Etudes Historiques et Scientifiques d'A.O.F. 18 (1935): 540; Charles Lavallée, "Encore les pygmées," Notes Africaines, no. 4 (October 1939): 46-47.

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