Thursday, 29 December 2011

BIgfoot caught? and Finger not from yeti say scientists

Bigfoot found in Ingushetia
In the woods of Ingushetia in the North Caucasus, border guards caught a strange creature resembling the legendary Bigfoot. The animal resembles a two-meter tall gorilla but unlike it stands upright and does not rely on its front paws. The beast is scared and is growling and making strange sounds, it eats mostly meat and vegetation. The strange animal was transported to a local zoo. After a few days it will be taken away by specialists and transported to Moscow.

Infamous 'Yeti Finger' Flunks DNA Test
Benjamin Radford, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor
A finger long claimed to be from a yeti, once revered in a monastery in Nepal and taken in the 1950s by a Bigfoot researcher, has been identified after decades of mystery. Turns out, it's just a regular old human finger — albeit one with a very interesting history. The yeti is said to be a muscular beast weighing between 200 and 400 pounds and covered with dark grayish or reddish-brown hair. As in the case of its North American counterpart, Bigfoot, most of the evidence of its existence comes from fuzzy sightings, oversize footprints in the snow, or the occasional strand of funny-looking hair.But there has been one interesting piece of physical evidence of the yeti: a finger that was either bought or stolen from the Pangboche Buddhist monastery in the 1950s, depending on which disputed story you believe. It has been in London, among the collection of the Royal College of Surgeons, for more than half a century.

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