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Science Delivers a Big Blow to Bigfoot

Irrefutable "proof" mostly just bear hair.

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Reported sightings of Yeti, Bigfoot, Sasquatch and the Abominable Snowman circle the globe, but Oxford researchers decided it was time to bring the science: They used RNA sequencing to identify the origin of 30 hair samples attributed to the perennial star of fuzzy photographs and found that — cue the sad trombone — they belonged to bears, horses, wolves, dogs and Paleolithic polar bears.

We’re confident this should finally put the matter to rest.

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.