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DNA Analyses Of Hair Samples Reveal No Evidence Of Bigfoot, Yeti
2014-07-02 14:44:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the legend of Bigfoot is quite popular, popular enough for its own reality television show, a team of international scientists has tested 30 archival hair samples linked to the legendary beast and concluded that none of them can be attributed to any such creature. "Don't give up yet, the yeti may still be out there," study author Bryan Sykes recently told The Guardian. In a study published in The Proceedings of the Royal...

2014-06-30 12:27:40

The hair-raising stunt kicks off with a new season of River Monsters in Latin America MIAMI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monster Week premieres on Discovery en Espanol with five mystery-filled nights about strange creatures that lurk in dark corners of the Earth. The first-ever Monster Week, airing July 14 through 18 at 7PM E/ 8PM P, includes the new season of the popular series MONSTRUOS DE RIO (River Monsters) with biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade and the premiere of the...

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2014-05-06 09:24:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It seems every few months some new evidence of Bigfoot surfaces on the web and a new video purportedly capturing the elusive beast on film is setting the Internet on fire this week. A Canadian hiker by the name of Myles Lamont captured the footage while hiking the Tantalus Range, north of Vancouver, British Columbia. He and his friends spotted something moving along a ridge farther away and pulled out a video camera and began...

British Professor Claims Yeti Is A Polar Bear Hybrid
2013-10-18 08:44:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Abominable Snowman, also known as the Yeti, has been reportedly traipsing the Himalayan hillsides for millennia. Sightings of this assumed ape-like cryptid have been occurring since the 19th century, gaining in popularity in the 20th century only after the advent of exploration to the region. While most accounts of this cryptid have offered up striking similarities to the American Sasquatch, as well as other primate-like...

New Research Reveals Origin Of Hoff Yeti Crab
2013-06-19 11:26:51

[WATCH VIDEO: Uncovering History of Yeti Crabs] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For all we know about the natural world, scientists are still finding new creatures and species living in the farthest corners of earth. Just last year, for instance, oceanographers from the University of Oxford and University of Southampton discovered a species of yeti crab covering hydrothermal vents more than a mile below the Southern Ocean. These crabs, later nicknamed...

Autonomous Machine Makes Over-ice Travel Safer
2013-03-04 11:09:54

National Science Foundation A century after Western explorers first crossed the dangerous landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) have successfully deployed a self-guided robot that uses ground-penetrating radar to map deadly crevasses hidden in ice-covered terrains. Deployment of the robot--dubbed Yeti--could make Arctic and Antarctic explorations safer by revealing unseen fissures buried beneath ice and snow that could...

Pacific Northwest May Finally Have Evidence Bigfoot Exists
2013-01-28 07:45:30

[Listen To The Audio Evidence] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not since Roger Patterson´s 1967 encounter has there been so much hype over the possible discovery of Sasquatch, better known as Bigfoot. In the deep woods of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest there could be a very real Bigfoot lurking in the night, belting out its blood-curdling serenades to all those who wish to lend a listening ear. And one local resident has...

New Yet Research Project To Look For DNA
2012-05-23 05:27:14

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Wolfson College is taking a giant leap forward by attempting to discover the legendary Yeti through analyzing samples of teeth and hair. The college, which is part of Oxford University, is asking for Yeti samples so it can use the latest DNA technology to analyze the fabled beast's genome against other species in the world. "As part of a larger enquiry into the genetic relationship between our own species Homo sapiens and other hominids, we invite...

Scientists Planning Expedition To Find Yeti
2011-10-04 11:21:34

A team of Russian and American scientists are planning what to some seem like a fairy tale adventure; a hunt for the elusive Abominable Snowman. Igor Burtsev, the head of the 'Yeti institute' at Kemerovo State University, will lead the team to search for the creature in the Kuzbass coal mining area of Kemerovo.  He believes there are around 30 Yetis that live in that area. This is not the first expedition in Russia to try and discover what some believe to be a mythical creature....


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Himalayan Brown Bear, Ursus arctos isabellinus
2012-05-01 14:05:50

The Himalayan brown bear (Ursus arctos isabellinus) is a subspecies of the brown bear. It is thought that this bear may be an origin of the yeti myth. Other common names for this bear include the Isabelline bear, Himalayan red bear, and Dzu-Teh. The range of this brown bear includes Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, and India. The conservation status of this bear is listed as endangered by the IUCN , and the trade of these animals is prohibited under the Wildlife Protection Act in Pakistan. It is...

Tibetan Blue Bear, Ursus arctos pruinosus
2012-04-27 19:32:01

The Tibetan blue bear (Ursus arctos pruinosus), or Tibetan bear, can be found in the Tibetan plateau. It is a subspecies of the brown bear. Other common names for this bear include the Himalayan blue bear, Himalayan snow bear, Tibetan brown bear, and horse bear. This bear occurs very rarely in the wild, and was classified in 1854. The Tibetan blue bear has been associated with the yeti. In 1960, an expedition led by Sir Edmund Hillary returned with two pieces of fur, supposedly from a...

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