BBC: Is the Himalayan Yeti a Real Animal?

July 2, 2015

BBC-NewsThe British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) recently featured Vladimir Dinets, assistant research professor in the Department of Psychology, in a story about the Yeti, a mythical creature described as an enormous, shaggy ape-man with huge feet and aggressive sabre-like teeth. Scientists suggest various theories about what the creature is, ranging from a bear to an ape.

“There are places in the Himalayas where a population of large apes could theoretically survive,” Dinets noted. “But all these places have lots of people living off the land, so all local species of mammals larger than a rat are regularly hunted by various means.” Read the full story online.

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