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Kalimantan, Borneo

John McKinnon, who journeyed to Borneo to observe orangutans, came across some humanlike footprints. McKinnon asked his Malay boatman what made them. ""Without a moment's hesitation he replied Batutut," wrote McKinnon, "but when I asked him to describe the beast he said it was not an animal but a type of ghost... Batutut, he told me, is about four feet tall, walks upright like a man and has a long black mane... Like other spirits of the forest the creature is very shy of light and fire."

(Green, 1978, Sasquatch, The Apes Among Us, p. 134, quoting McNeeley and Wachtel, Soul of the Tiger)