Oct 02, 2009 I Benjamin Grundy

China’s Hairiest Man Undergoes Laser Treatment

China's Yu Zenhuan, the nation's undisputed "hairiest man", was only 2 years old when his parents first noticed abnormal amounts of hair growing from his ear canals. Over the years his condition worsened and now thick hair covers nearly 96% of Yu's body.

But Yu may still have a chance of living a normal life, and is now undertaking laser treatment to have his hair removed. For the treatment to be effective, every hair on his body will have to be zapped individually with a laser.

Read on for more pics.

hairy-man2 hairy-man6 hairy-man3

yu-zenhuan_16 yu-zenhuan_09 hairy-man5

I'm trying to think of a clever wookie/bigfoot/yeti joke to finish off here but I keep getting hung up on one simple question... how did he land such a cute girl?


Benjamin Grundy

Benjamin Grundy started Mysterious Universe back in 2006. Every week he researches the fortean world and puts together the weekly free MU podcast, extended podcast and Plus + podcast alongside Aaron Wright.

Join MU Plus+ and get exclusive shows and extensions & much more! Subscribe Today!