The abominable snowman: Yetis still imaginary, probably not an undiscovered species of bear, scientists say

March 18, 2015 12:42 PM

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The abominable snowman: Yetis still imaginary, probably not an undiscovered species of bear, scientists say

Sorry, yeti fans: On Monday, researchers published further confirmation that yetis are not, in fact, some unknown and ancient species of bear that’s running around the Himalayas.

In case you missed it, in 2013, a group of researchers sequenced the genomes of hair attributed to mysterious creatures, such as the yeti, a.k.a the abominable snowman. Hair of the “yeti” turned out to have a fairly tantalizing genome, according to their findings: Their closest genetic match was to ...

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