'Bigfoot' DNA Actually Human, Opossum
Sasquatch expert blames contamination, will perform autopsy
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 15, 2008 8:55 PM CDT
The press conference today.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – DNA from an alleged Bigfoot carcass is actually part human, part opossum, a scientist said today. A University of Minnesota expert debunked the DNA at a Palo Alto, Calif. press conference before the two men who allegedly found the corpse—and who sell Bigfoot merchandise. The head of a group dedicated to finding Bigfoot said the samples may have been sullied and promised an autopsy.