A Woodwose is a woodland being related to the faun or satyr.
They appear as very large humanoids that are completely covered with long shaggy hair, they wear either animal skins or nothing.
They are sometimes described as green-haired cannibals that steal children for food.
Also known as woodhouse, wodehouse, wooser, ooser, or wild man of the woods.
See Also: Creatures by Type » Primates
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