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This creature is known as the "wild man of the forests" in Mongolia and parts of Russia in Central Asia. Almas are described in the natural history archives of China. They are noted as medium height (about 5 feet tall), covered in dark hair, with primitive features such as sloped foreheads, large jaws and a thick brow. Accounts of living almas come from the late 1800s. Visitors to the area claimed that almas were known to the natives and sometimes captured. There are fewer reports of almas from the 20th century. One theory suggests that almas may be Neanderthal (a type of prehistoric man) survivors. Although Neanderthal remnants are found in this area, dating has shown them to be old. There is no evidence that prehistoric-type man has been roaming Central Asia in the last centuries. And, there is no physical evidence the substantiates the existence of the Almas. However, if such evidence did come to light, it would be truly extraordinary.
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