Tag Archive for bear

A Bigfoot fishing? Beary unlikely.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has this neat creek cam! It shows a salmon in the water, and then it’s grabbed at by a dark and mysterious clawed “hand”. Source: Mystery creature catches salmon: So what is it? – AOL Travel UK The video was taken at Icicle Creek in Leavenworth, Washington. While some…

Bear DNA quest thwarted by threat of Taliban

A famous mountain climber was planning to nab a bear in the Pakistan mountains to help Dr. Sykes with his “yeti” research. But the bad guys were tipped off and now the trip is off. Reinhold Messner, an Italian mountaineer, aimed to test Oxford University scientist theory that yeti is ancient hybrid of a brown…

New paper taking another look at “Yeti” data finds no evidence of new bear in the Himalayas

More news in the Sykes Himalayan yeti saga. If you recall, Oxford geneticist Bryan Sykes published a paper in a prestigious scientific journal in July 2014. The results were a disappointment for Yeti supporters, establishing that the mystery samples of DNA were not primate, but normal animals and human. The Sykes (et al.) study did, however,…

Not Yeti, says Sykes. Bear with us. (UPDATE)

We have news from the Sykes study. New research finds ‘Bigfoot’ DNA matches rare bear – The Independent. New DNA research may have finally solved the mystery of the yeti. Tests on hair samples were found to have a genetic match with an ancient polar bear, with scientists believing there could be a sub species…

Virginia trail cam photo has some suggesting Bigfoot

Unidentified? Nah, we’ve seen this before. Unidentified animal seen on trail cam | The Southwest Times. It is unclear if this is an unverified picture of a “Bigfoot.” It was recently discovered on a “trail cam” placed in the nearby mountains. It was surprising, to say the least, when I discovered the image on the…

The bear who wanted to visit the zoo…

What WAS he thinking? Silly kids. Black bear scales 10-foot fence to visit Knoxville Zoo » Knoxville News Sentinel. The Knoxville Zoo had an unexpected break-in Monday night — from a wandering black bear. It was about midnight when a zoo ranger spotted a young black bear scaling the 10-foot-high chain-link and barbed wire of…

Man finds bear in his front seat

The bear was a little stressed out by being trapped inside a truck for a while. Bear gets stuck in truck – Live5News.com. It’s a sight Evan Nielsen had to rewatch again and again to believe, even though he recorded the video – a black bear, making itself comfortable in his truck, after somehow opening…

The beer went over the mountain

Bears break in to Norway cabin, drink beer. A family of bears is suspected of having broken into a cabin in northern Norway and polished off over a hundred cans of beer. The bear, and three cubs, are reported to have forced their way into the cabin by ripping a wall off. Nilsen told of…

Traditional Chinese Med chief fails to realize what century this is

In an astounding piece whereby my jaw hit the floor… I’m giving Mr. Wang an “Epic fail” designation Top TCM chief defends bear bile medicine. China’s top traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) chief defended medicines made from bear bile citing a lack of an effective substitute. Wang Guoqiang, vice-minister of health and director of the State…