Impression of a Barmanu, observed in 1987 by the Pakistanese shepherd Lal Khan. Drawing by Jordi Magraner. Since 1988, Jordi Magraner, a Spagnard living in France, is investigating upon Barmanou, the wild man of the Hindou Kouch (Chitral district, northern Pakistan, and eastern Afghanistan). Il collected dozens of witnesses.

Jordi Magraner's method is often statistical. For example, he quoted that barmanus have been very often observed by people who were exceptionally outdoors at the hours, usually respected, of meal, prayer, or siesta... 

Jordi Magraner has been murdered on 08/02/2002 in his Pakistanese house.