go to www.bfro.com
you will be amazed how wide spread the stories are.
I am somewhat skeptical as to their existence and my only comment is, it would be “so cool!”!
Perhaps - but then it would be just another animal out there (an ape of some type). Much cooler in our imaginations!
It wasn't that long ago that the Chinese told stories of strange mountain men. Turned out to be the Panda Bear (1896). Others include the mountain gorilla (1902).