Busau, Buso, Busso
This terminology comes from the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippine archipelago. The Busau or Buso, depending on the sound-alike spelling, may be a remnant race of hairy giants.
The Bagobo tribesmen identify "Buso” to mean, evil spirits..." described as having "a long body, long feet and neck, curly hair, a black face, flat nose and it was once described with one big red or yellow eye. (something may have been lost in the translation here, and too, it may be pure folklore rooted in who knows what…)
Citation: Cole, Fay Cooper-Cole: "The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao," by Fay-Cooper Cole, Field Museum of Natural History Publication 170, Anthro Ser Vol. XII No. 2 Sept 1913 (Chicago); personal interviews with inhabitants of Mindanao, 1999 by Bobbie Short.
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