More on Yetis!

In the folklore of Nepal, the Yeti (/ˈjɛti/)[4] or Abominable Snowman (Nepali: हिममानव himamānav, lit. “snow man”) is an ape-like entity taller than an average human that is said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. The names Yeti and Meh-Teh are commonly used by the people indigenous to the region, and are part of their history and mythology. Stories of the Yeti first emerged as a facet of Western popular culture in the 19th century.

The scientific community has generally regarded the Yeti as a legend, given the lack of conclusive evidence.[5] In one genetic study, researchers matched DNA from hair samples found in the Himalaya with a prehistoric bear from the Pleistocene epoch.[6]

Author: Mat Washburn

Creator of Save Baby James mobile game, the Evan Yeti web comic, and many other endeavors.

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