Bigfoot Is Real And Part Human, Claims New DNA Study

Dan Evon - Author

May 24 2017, Updated 5:03 a.m. ET

A new DNA study claims that the mythical Bigfoot is not only real but it’s also a close relative to humans.

A company called DNA Diagnostics released a press release this week detailing the work down by Texas veterinarian Melba S. Ketchum. The release states that Ketchum did extensive DNA research and found that Bigfoot is a human relative from about 15,000 years ago.

The release reads:

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“A team of scientists can verify that their five-year long DNA study, currently under peer-review, confirms the existence of a novel hominin hybrid species, commonly called ‘Bigfoot’ or ‘Sasquatch,’ living in North America … Researchers’ extensive DNA sequencing suggests that the legendary Sasquatch is a human relative that arose approximately 15,000 years ago.”

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Discovery reports that the alleged study was done on three “whole nuclear genomes from purported Sasquatch samples.”

The statement reads:

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“Our data indicate that the North American Sasquatch is a hybrid species, the result of males of an unknown hominin species crossing with female Homo sapiens.”

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So there you have it. Bigfoot is real and is part human. Well, not so fast. Ketchum’s study hasn’t appeared in any peer-reviewed scientific journal yet and for the moment is just another claim about the legendary creature.

There are a few possibilities to how Ketchum reached her conclusion. One, she’s a flat out liar. Two, the samples she used (possibly from a bear) were contaminated with human DNA. And three, Ketchem has actually found scientific proof that Bigfoot exists.

What do you think? Will Ketchum’s DNA study be confirmed? Does Bigfoot exist?


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