Tennessee Pygmy is a small hominid, reported from Sparta, Tennessee. Height, 3 feet. In the early nineteenth century, a burial site containing the skeletons of people of apparently very short stature was found near Sparta, Tennessee. The graves were 2 feet long, 14 inches wide, and 18 inches deep. One skeleton was said to be 2 feet 10 inches in length.
- The bones were either of children or of disarticulated adults.