Ban-manush is the mythical bi-pedal cryptid Nyalmo which has been spotted in Bangladesh measuring at 20 feet (6.1 m) tall.[1] Its name means "ape man" in Indo-Aryan and is one of many variations of the mythical abominable snowman in South Asia.[2][3]


  1. Eason, Cassandra (2007). Fabulous Creatures, Mythical Monsters And Animal Power Symbols. Praeger Publishers Inc.,U.S. ISBN 978-0-275-99425-9.
  3. M.Eberhart, George (2002). Mysterious Creatures: A Guide To Cryptozoology. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 1-57607-283-5.

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