Wildman or Hairy Biped of Great Britain.
Variant names: Ghost Ape of Marwood, Mar-tyn's ape.
Physical description: Apelike or bearlike entity. Covered with hair.
Behavior: Runs quickly. Distribution: Devon and Dorset, England; West Lothian, Scotland.
Significant sightings: In 1978, three boys ex ploring the woods near Kings Nympton, Devon, saw an apelike or bearlike creature with green eyes and a large muzzle.
David Colman was driving down a country lane in the Bathgate Hills, West Lothian, Scotland, when he saw a humanoid running down a path at great speed. It was 6 feet tall, with a humanlike face. Dubbed "Quickfoot" by the press.
(1) Paranormal entity similar to the Hairy
Bipeds of North America.
(2) Exaggerated tales of feral people.
(3) Ghostly apparations, possibly of bears.
Sources: Jonathan Downes, "Born to Be
Wild," Fortean Times, no. 84 (December 1995-January 1996): 55; "Quickfoot Sighted in Scotland Forest," Fortean Times, no. 86 (May 1996): 17.
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