The Mapinguari is a creature that some people believe lives in the Amazon rain forest. It’s thought to be around six feet tall when standing upright, and covered in brown or reddish hair. It’s known for its long claws and pungent stench. Some people think it is a carnivore, while others believe it to live on plants from the forest.
While some claim that it is an ape-like creature similar to Bigfoot, many people believe it is actually some form of Giant Ground Sloth that may have escaped extinction. It’s also possible that stories of encounters with Giant Ground Sloths were passed down and have continued to keep the creatures legend around. For now, the this creature will continue to be passed down in stories and legends.