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hominid

any primate of the family Hominidae, which includes modern man (Homo sapiens) and the extinct precursors of man
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hominid

[′häm·ə·nid]
(anthropology)
Any of the bipedal primates of the family Hominidae (modern or extinct); contains the genera Ardipithecus, Australopithecus, and Homo.
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They have also investigated the infamous Mexican goat-sucker, Sumatran ape-men and the Mongolian deathworm.
Yet there is a link between ancient descriptions of Brenin Llwyd and Himalayan or North American descriptions of their mountain ape-men. Brenin Llwyd is usually said to be a secretive giant covered in thick body hair living in the upper reaches of Snowdonia appearing and disappearing in the mist just like the Yeti.
Titled "Obviously a Movie," the Angstrom show consisted of sculpted creatures, including a creepy half-horse, half-sheep called Edgar, 1997, that stood upright and two green-faced ape-men set in action poses among snow-covered rocks, all dusted with artificial snow.