Yeti proof elusive as DNA testing reveals samples are from bears and a dog

Legends of the yeti or abominable snowman have swirled round the snowy plateaus of Nepal for hundreds of years. Now scientists have tested numerous samples that were all supposed to be from yetis, revealing them all to be from bears except for one. The various samples included hair, tissue, bone and faeces that came from different … Read more

Cambridge experts say hunt for Yeti and Bigfoot could help conservation

Two Cambridge University experts have told how they believe the hunt for creatures like Yeti, Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster can help conservation efforts around the planet. Bill Adams, the university’s Moran Professor of Conservation and Development, and visiting Department of Geography researcher Shane McCorristine say cryptozoology, as it’s called, can be a force for … Read more