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Oriental Yeti Trapped

The Orential Yeti was trapped by hunters in the Sichuan Province in China. Scientists are baffled by this unidentified breed of animal. Hunter Lu Chin, who found the hairless creature in a remote section of central China, described the beast to Britain's Times as "a bit like a bear but it doesn't have any fur and it has a tail like a kangaroo. It also does not sound like a bear. It has a voice like a cat and it is calling all the time. Perhaps it is looking for the rest of its kind or maybe it's the last one."

Local folklore from the area where the beast was caught have long spun the story of the Oriental Yeti. Whether the stories passed from one generation to the next are rooted in truth that men could evolve into bear-beasts is something scientists are yet to determine. DNA testing in Beijing may determine exactly what type of animal the "Oriental Yeti" is. And in the meantime, believers are thrilled the man-beast has been caught.

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