Chinese Hunters Capture 'Yeti'

The bizarre, hairless creature is being studied by scientists
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Apr 6, 2010 4:05 AM CDT
"It looks like a bear without fur," says one of the hunters who captured the creature.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – A bizarre hairless creature dubbed a "yeti" and captured by hunters in China's Sichuan province is being studied by scientists. "It looks a bit like a bear but it doesn't have any fur and it has a tail like a kangaroo," said one of the hunters. "There are legends of a bear that used to be a man and some people think that's what we caught." The animal, which "calls like a cat," will be sent to Beijing for DNA tests, reports the Telegraph. Click here to see a photo.

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