Himalayas

Stunning news from Oxford researcher – 100% genetic match found between Yeti creature samples and 40,000-year-old polar bear

To the joy of cryptozoologists around the world, a University of Oxford scientist has made an stunning discovery that seems to have solved the mystery of the elusive Yeti (Abominable Snowman) creature. Geneticist and Oxford professor Bryan Sykes found a genetic match between an ancient polar bear and two separate samples taken from reported Yetis - suggesting the creature known as the Yeti is alive and living in the Himalayas. His announcement stunned the typically skeptical scientific world: “We have found an exact genetic match between two yeti samples from the Himalayas and the ancient polar bear.” Sykes made a global appeal last year for samples from suspected Yeti (cryptid) sightings. Those who submitted samples to the project were asked to give a description of the material and

The Yeti (aka Abominable Snowman) creature

Reports of the Yeti creature Reports of a large, human like creature in the Himalayas have been told as far back as 1832 (or arguably even earlier).  In that year, B.H. Hodgson wrote in The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal of a human-like biped that walked erect and was covered in dark brownish hair.  He stated that the local people, called Sherpas, told him it was a demon... Sherpa Description of the Creature The local Sherpas believed there are actually two different types of yetis.  Dzu-teh which is 7-8 feet tall and meh-teh which is only 5-6 feet tall.  Most describe yeti as being 6 feet tall, ape-like with human characteristics, covered with short brownish-red hair (and occasionally described as having white spots on his chest).