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Yeti scalp in display case
Image credit: CC-BY-SA-2.5 Nuno Nogueira

Uploader comment: This alleged yeti scalp is kept safe and is considered to be an important relic at Khumjung monastery.

Image status: EXPLAINED Tests conducted on a 'yeti scalp' recovered from the same monastery in the 1960s by Sir Edmund Hillary identified it as being from a Himalayan species of goat, the serow.

   

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Comment icon #7 Posted by Erudite Celt on 24 January, 2013, 1:36
What ever it was it's gone now. It was stolen from the monastery a few years back and has cost them a lot in tourist revenue.
Comment icon #6 Posted by kippa on 20 December, 2012, 12:53
these people base a lot of there whole belief system on this scalp and the yeti in general.its just not as simple to say they are lying. many people in the area where this monastery is situated are actually comforted to beleive that the yeti lives in there area. there is a elderly woman who lives high up in the mountains who tells a story of a yeti who attacked her and ripped the throat out of the mountain goats she was walking. not only does she truly beleive this but the lady is revered as a wise woman because the yeti didnt kill her. tradition is a hard thing to break, especially in more ...
Comment icon #5 Posted by kitco on 18 June, 2011, 23:28
yeah i think it is a bear or a ass
Comment icon #4 Posted by E-K-A-99 on 14 May, 2011, 17:45
Thats really nasty why keep a yeti scalp what'cha going 2 do? touch it everyday? EWW!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by d e v i c e on 18 December, 2010, 7:06
Let people have their traditions,but this is the scalp of a bear. I saw a doco about it years ago.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Miketar on 15 December, 2010, 21:30
Why do they LIE???????????????????
Comment icon #1 Posted by Matthew Davids on 14 December, 2010, 21:54
stupid goat
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