DNA tests on ‘Yeti’ bones reveal secrets about elusive species, but it’s not Bigfoot

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Despite decades of research and hopeful myth hunters attempting to prove that the Bigfoot (Sasquatch, Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, depending on the region) is the real deal, not a single piece of stolid evidence has ever been presented. One of the biggest missing pieces is the animal's remains, which critics have always cited as a major clue that the mythical creature is indeed nothing more than legend.

Now, scientists working with a collection of alleged Yeti bones, skin, and scat found around the Himalayans have released the results of DNA testing, and it's not great news for believers. The remains turned out to be not from one animal, but several, and all of them are already documented species of Asian bears as well as one canine.

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