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Are Yetis Real? DNA Links Abominable Snowman To Himalayan Bears

Does the abominable snowman exist? A DNA study that looked into the mitochondrial genome of the purported samples of the Yeti revealed that the specimens belong to animals.

Animals November 29, 2017

DNA Test Suggests Russian Apewoman Zana Was Truly A Yeti

A geneticist claims that a 19th-century Russian woman came from a subspecies of modern humans and may provide answers about the mystery of yetis.

April 6, 2015

Yeti Hair Samples Didn't Come From A Yeti, But Mystery Still Surrounds Its Origin

Controversial hair samples attributed to "Abominable Snowman" of the Himalayas are from a bear, studies suggest. But just what kind of bear is the subject of heated scientific debate.

March 16, 2015

Family of Bigfoot Stalks Bisons At Yellowstone National Park Caught On Cam?

What creature was captured on video at Yellowstone National Park? Could it really be Bigfoot and family?

Internet Culture February 10, 2015

Beware The Yeti Roaming Boston During #Snowmageddon2015

And you thought it was just a myth. The Yeti is a real creature, and it's roaming around Boston during winter storm Juno, aka #Snowmageddon2015. See for yourself.

Internet Culture January 27, 2015

Yeti footprint photos up for auction

Christie's is auctioning off a set of photos believed by some to be the best proof of the Yeti's existence.

Geek August 29, 2014

Bigfoot hair samples' DNA strengthen argument that creature is a mythical beast

A scientist from the University of Oxford, Bryan Sykes, used advanced genetic analysis techniques to test hair samples claimed to belong to Bigfoot, Yeti, and other dubious creatures. Results showed that the hairs were all from animals such as cattle, horses, bears and raccoon.

Animals July 4, 2014

No Bigfoot. No Yeti. Hair samples are from bears, wolves

Hair samples supposedly from Bigfoot or Yeti were analyzed by a team of geneticists. The samples turned out to be from known animals, but two specimens returned strange results.

Earth/Environment July 4, 2014

Bigfoot DNA fails to confirm mythical creature's existence

Genetic analysis of hair samples purported to be from Bigfoot or yetis comes up with lots of DNA. Unfortunately, it's all from known, modern-day animals like bears or wolves.

Animals July 2, 2014

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