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'Oriental yeti' discovered in China
telegraph.co.uk ^ | April 5, 2010

Posted on 04/05/2010 4:11:33 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

A creature dubbed the 'oriental yeti' is being examined by scientists after emerging from ancient woodlands in remote central China.

The hairless beast was trapped by hunters in Sichuan province after locals reported spotting what they thought was a bear.

Hunter Lu Chin explained: "It looks 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 more 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?


(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals; Science; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: china; cryptobiology; cryptozoology; fossa; oriental; treekangaroo; yeti

1 posted on 04/05/2010 4:11:33 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

taste like chicken....


2 posted on 04/05/2010 4:13:34 PM PDT by rrrod
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If this is the “yeti” that everyone is so afraid of, that cage better be 10 feet high.


3 posted on 04/05/2010 4:14:17 PM PDT by highlander_UW (Happiness doesn't come from owning something; it comes from being a part of something)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If it’s like the East Coast Beast a while back it will turn out to be something known - but hairless due to something like mange.


4 posted on 04/05/2010 4:14:27 PM PDT by PeteB570 (Airborne, the only way to get to work in the morning.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Its half man, half bear and half pig!


5 posted on 04/05/2010 4:14:45 PM PDT by 30 Govt. (buck Ofama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Whatever it is it has mange!


6 posted on 04/05/2010 4:15:00 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT,NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Looks like some kind of cat with skin problems.


7 posted on 04/05/2010 4:15:04 PM PDT by the Real fifi
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To: rrrod

>>Hunter Lu Chin explained: “It looks a bit like a bear but it doesn’t have any fur and it has a tail like a kangaroo.”

Big deal. We have a shaved sasquatch in the White House.


8 posted on 04/05/2010 4:15:07 PM PDT by max americana
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To: Free ThinkerNY


9 posted on 04/05/2010 4:15:55 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Aren’t yetis offended by being called oriental?


10 posted on 04/05/2010 4:16:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Was it caught in the Fire Swamp? It looks like a rodent of unusual size.


11 posted on 04/05/2010 4:17:09 PM PDT by deltaromeo11 (if you don't have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one. Luke 22:36b)
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To: rrrod

Moo Goo Gai Yeti


12 posted on 04/05/2010 4:17:11 PM PDT by chemicalman (Everyone is investing in gold. I'm investing in lead.)
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To: PeteB570
"...it will turn out to be something known - but hairless due to something like mange..."

I'm guessing a lesser panda...of course this is Asia, and I remember one night in Korea seeing a rat about the size of a 'possum...

13 posted on 04/05/2010 4:17:25 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just a Chupacabra.


14 posted on 04/05/2010 4:17:47 PM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Free ThinkerNY
That is one ugly mangy dog. Treat it with Ivomec and feed it
15 posted on 04/05/2010 4:17:48 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Karl Marx was a community organizer)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That thing looks like one of my hangovers.


16 posted on 04/05/2010 4:20:52 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Chinese find mangy dog.”


17 posted on 04/05/2010 4:21:28 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: rrrod

“Sichuan province “

That means it should be served hot and spicy.


18 posted on 04/05/2010 4:22:09 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: 30 Govt.

There are none in this country because we have so many Chinese restaurants.


19 posted on 04/05/2010 4:23:14 PM PDT by donhunt (Obama care should begin with doctors putting Nancy Pelosi’s tongue in a splint.)
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To: PeteB570
Photobucket
20 posted on 04/05/2010 4:23:47 PM PDT by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: rrrod

I once gave a cat to some Chinese kids for a pet. I saw them a week later and asked them how the cat was.

They replied, “Delicious.”


21 posted on 04/05/2010 4:23:50 PM PDT by Molon Labbie
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Looks like a hairless opossum........


22 posted on 04/05/2010 4:24:49 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This what happens to you if you are on Obuumercare.


23 posted on 04/05/2010 4:28:29 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: max americana

this thing is better looking than our Yeti.


24 posted on 04/05/2010 4:31:23 PM PDT by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Stuff that makes you go Hmmm #9 – The hairless bears

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by Marshall Brain | November 5, 2009

This article prompts two questions: 1) Why are the bears losing their hair, which is a mystery right now, and 2) who thought bears would look so different without the hair?

Who’s taken my fur coat? Vets baffled by bald bears with mystery condition.

The photos are remarkable because the animals don’t look like bears at all. They look like something out of Ghostbusters.

You can see the hairless bears in this video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMixYeHHi70&feature=player_embedded#
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Hairless Bear is Quite Frightening!!

http://izismile.com/2009/11/05/hairless_bear_is_quite_frightening_4_pics.html

25 posted on 04/05/2010 4:31:30 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Hyena; it looks like a sick,mangy hyena. Might be mangy canine something or other.


26 posted on 04/05/2010 4:31:40 PM PDT by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: Joe 6-pack

Could be Lesser Panda. Also could be a Raccoon Dog. Whatever it is, it clearly lost its fur through some type of injury or disease.


27 posted on 04/05/2010 4:32:29 PM PDT by Arthalion
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To: Arthalion
If this was Madagascar, I'd guess it was a Fossa, which is like one of the coolest animals out there...

...When I was a kid I wanted one because I thought they were a mix between a dog and a cat :-)

28 posted on 04/05/2010 4:36:37 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Chinese Crested Hairless

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Country/Date of Origin: China/Han Dynasty/100 BC

It is widely accepted that hairless dogs are spontaneous genetic mutations. They have been reported all over the world but for some reason they are more often found in Central and South America. The Crested dogs are recorded in China two thousand years ago but it was in Central America that they were fostered, keeping the breed alive when it fell out of favor in its native land. The Chinese Crested is found in two varieties, hairless and powder puff, and both types can be found in the same litter. A breed club was formed in 1975 and the Chinese Cresteds were accepted for registration in the American Kennel Club in 1992.



Other Names:

Chinese Hairless

http://www.dog.com/dog-breeds/chinese-crested-hairless/

29 posted on 04/05/2010 4:40:28 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I vote for red tree kangaroo with mange.

http://www.furry.org.au/kangaroos/misc/tree-roo.jpg


30 posted on 04/05/2010 4:46:34 PM PDT by grateful
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To: grateful
You might be right...


31 posted on 04/05/2010 4:50:06 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Looks ‘shopped...


32 posted on 04/05/2010 4:54:19 PM PDT by B.Lyle
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think that I looked a little like that when I left my divorce court proceedings.


33 posted on 04/05/2010 4:57:21 PM PDT by ansel12 ( Why are the non "social conservative" Republicans so unconservative?)
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To: highlander_UW

Reminds me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRqCdTrJkyE


34 posted on 04/05/2010 4:58:30 PM PDT by Age of Reason
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To: Age of Reason
LOL...did you read the comments on the Youtube site?...

Poster 1: Although I'm glad the thing is dead, did anyone else feel a sorry for the creature? She was trying to save her baby.

Poster 2: by eating people's heads? hell No!!!!!!

35 posted on 04/05/2010 5:03:51 PM PDT by highlander_UW (Remember in November...vote the bums out)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’d guess a hyena relative.


36 posted on 04/05/2010 5:15:01 PM PDT by eCSMaster
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission

Not a hyena, but a smaller variant of it...aka wolverine, mongoose, civet, etc.


37 posted on 04/05/2010 5:47:20 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now them damn chupacabras are sneaking across the border into China! I thought they’d stop after crossing into Texas and Arizona.


38 posted on 04/05/2010 6:08:10 PM PDT by Dexter Morgan (Everyone hides who they are.)
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To: highlander_UW

Funny.

I saw the movie with friends when it originally came out in theaters.

We all thought it very entertaining.

Looking at it now, the special effects seem so primitive.

But still fun to watch anyway.


39 posted on 04/05/2010 8:18:25 PM PDT by Age of Reason
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