The other day I discovered a number of articles speculating that the Yeti, the elusive hominid cryptid of the Himalayas, is actually the Tibetan brown bear. This theory isn’t new — but a recent analysis of DNA from numerous supposed Yeti hair samples backs up the claim.
My world was shattered. Rain thundered on the roof. Trees, stirred by a 30 knot southeasterly, swished and moaned wildly. I scrawled the words “confusion,” “sorrow” and “pain” in my cryptozoological diary.