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    • Abominable snowman
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    • found: Klein, J. Betty the yeti, ©1995.
    • found: The American heritage dictionary of the English language, ©2000(yeti plural yetis: See abominable snowman; abominable snowman: A hairy humanlike animal reportedly inhabiting the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains. Also called yeti)
    • found: Web. 3(yeti: abominable snowman; abominable snowman: an animal reported as existing in the high Himalayas and usu. thought to be a bear)
    • found: Yeti legends are based on real animals, DNA shows, via National Geographic website, Nov. 28, 2017, viewed on Oct. 22, 2018(Purported to be a towering human-like figure covered in shaggy fur, the Yeti continues to excite dedicated believers still hoping for evidence that the mythical beast is real. Now, DNA analysis of multiple supposed Yeti samples--including hair, teeth, fur, and feces--shows that the stories are based on real animals roaming the high mountains. The results are the best evidence yet that the Yeti legend is rooted in black and brown bears.)
    • found: Radford, B. The Yeti : Asia's Abominable Snowman, via Live science website, Nov. 27, 2017, viewed on Oct. 22, 2018( The Yeti: Asia's Abominable Snowman The Yeti, once better known as the Abominable Snowman, is a mysterious bipedal creature said to live in the mountains of Asia. It sometimes leaves tracks in snow, but is also said to dwell below the Himalayan snow line. Despite dozens of expeditions into the remote mountain regions of Russia, China and Nepal, the existence of the Yeti remains unproven; said to be muscular, covered with dark grayish or reddish-brown hair, and weigh between 200 and 400 lbs.; relatively short compared to North America's Bigfoot, averaging about 6 feet in height. Though this is the most common form, reported Yetis have come in a variety of shapes; The Yeti is a character in ancient legends and folklore of the Himalaya people)
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    • QL89.2.Y4
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    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2019-02-21: revised
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