Aug. 12, 2019

Yeti: Himalayan Horror or Hiker’s Hooey? | 150

Yeti: Himalayan Horror or Hiker’s Hooey? | 150

Bigfoot seems to be getting all of the press these days, but what about his O.G. cousin from the far north? The Abominable Snowman or Yeti has appeared in legend, folklore, and adventurer’s stories for years...but what is it? Are we dealing with a, yet unidentified, specimen of ape or bear? Perhaps a hominid cousin we’re not yet aware of? A true snow monster? This week we strap on our crampons and go in search of Yeti. Plus, we learn the origin of C-BOT’S pet, Kyle’s, CPU (it involves a Tamagotchi). Pecker is somehow back in the lower 4th (it probably also involves a Tamagotchi). And we welcome in first timer, Erik Severinghaus, who claims Hysteria 51 is the sole reason he was able to summit Everest (oxygen deprivation is a helluva drug). All of that and more on the podcast that doesn’t have a pet Yeti...we left the backyard gate open - Hysteria 51.

Special thanks to this week’s research sources:
Research Assistant - Raymond Walden IV

Books
My Quest for Yeti: Confronting the Himalayas' Deepest Mystery \ Reinhold Messner
The Sherpa and the Snowman | Charles Stonor
Newsweek Special Edition - Bigfoot

Videos
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) - https://imdb.to/2YAYEOI
Evidence of the Yeti | National Geographic - https://bit.ly/2OLLRcD
Mystery of Himalayan Big Foot "Yeti" Abominable Snowman - https://bit.ly/2KeuP0X

Websites
Wikipedia - https://bit.ly/1gB4dqj
Wikipedia - https://bit.ly/2rQix7a
Wikipedia - https://bit.ly/2bRyy4D
WWF - https://wwf.to/2Zldie1
Dictionary - https://bit.ly/2Yrk9p5
Bumble - https://bit.ly/2yqfOUi
Bumble - https://bit.ly/2YxRY7N
Newsweek - https://bit.ly/2HhOJd8
Quora - https://bit.ly/2Ou5VQy
Mental Floss - https://bit.ly/2dxnD1W

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