Miss Patty, stabilized.

Miss Patty, stabilized.

Well now… this is certainly interesting!

I found out somewhat inadvertently by checking my twitter feed, which is something I hardly ever do as, being an old hippy I simply can’t keep up with it

So I scrolled down a bit and there was a tweet from Craig Woolheater of Cryptomundo with the title shown below as the text with a link. There I found what appears below…

Wondering if this study is a part of the one that I meant to post about way back when when it was announced which I learned of through SLAYER69’s thread at ATS called Project to examine ‘Yeti’ DNA launched. I don’t think so as it was “A new collaboration between Oxford University and the Lausanne Museum of Zoology will use the latest genetic techniques to investigate organic remains that some have claimed belong to the ‘Yeti’ and other ‘lost’ hominid species.” But, hey, you never know.

As for this Facebook press release, it’s a very exciting result. I must say and not at all what I expected.


Sasquatch DNA Study Announcement
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 23rd, 2012

Igor Burtsev made the following announcement on his facebook page today:


The DNA analysis of the Bigfoot/Sasquatch specimen conducted by Dr. Melba Ketchum the head of DNA Diagnostics, Timpson, TX, USA has been over!

Team of American scientists led by Dr. Melba Ketchum for five years has analyzed 109 purported samples of such creatures. The study has sequenced DNA of a novel North American hominin, commonly called Bigfoot or Sasquatch.

There were a large number of laboratories associated with this study including academic, private and government laboratories in which blind testing was utilized to avoid prejudice in testing. Great time and care was taken in the forensic laboratories to assure no contamination occurred with any of the samples utilized in this study.

After 5 years of this study the scientists can finally answer the question of what Bigfoot/Sasquatch really is. It is human like us only different, a hybrid of a human with unknown species. Early field research shows that the Bigfoot/Sasquatches are massively intelligent which has enabled them to avoid detection to a large extent. They are different than us, however human nonetheless.

The hybridization event could not have occurred more than 15,000 years ago according to the mitochondrial data in some samples. Origin of this Hominin was probably Middle Eastern/Eastern Europe and Europe originally though other geographic areas are not excluded. The manuscript associated with this study has been submitted to a scientific reviewed magazine.

For many years, people have refused to believe they exist. Now that we know that they are real, it is up to us to protect them from those that would hunt or try to capture them for research or for sport. They should be left alone to live as they live now. After all, they are our relatives.

At this time, analysis of the Sasquatch genomes is still ongoing. Further data will be presented in the future following this original study. Additionally, analysis of various hair samples purportedly from Siberian Wildman are being tested in an effort to determine if relatedness exists between the Sasquatch and Russian Wildman.

~ Dr. Igor Burtsev,
Head of International Center of Hominology,
Moscow, Russia +7(916)812-6253

My assistant in the USA, Megan Wheeler: sasquatchdna@gmail.com


Edit to Add: Interesting discussion of this topic started 11/24 on ATS by Caver78: ‘BIGFOOT’ DNA SEQUENCED IN UPCOMING GENETICS STUDY. Pretty sure the mods will make the OP get rid of the all-caps. The title (in accordance with ATS rules, (except for the caps)) is from the article ‘Bigfoot’ DNA Sequenced In Upcoming Genetics Study on Yahoo! News.

  1. This is fascinating Iggy, however wasn’t the standing theory until this DNA test, that the Bigfeet/Sasquatch/Yeti were most probably relatives of Man – Homo Gigantopithecus? The interesting question is, who (or what) started/promoted the hybridization? And is there a relationship between the stories/legends of giants in the earth (as well as some of the monuments and unusual human remains around the globe) and this species? Either way, it’s another nail in the coffin of the traditional view of human history. I guess we need to “Stay Tuned.”

  2. iggymak says:

    Hi Anthony, you have interesting questions there.

    Indeed many people go with the Gigantopithecus theory, however I am not one of them. Giganto is known only from a tiny fragment of jawbone… all that is promoted as “known” about the lad is mere speculation and for me the dude never seemed to be a good match. I could be wrong of course, but they’d need to show me.

    The hybridization mentioned is indeed the most important part, as it seems simply weird, but there it is. I am fascinated and eagerly await more on that.

    As for the Giants in the Earth topic… hey, why not, eh? These fellas certainly qualify as Giants! Those that have seen them in modern times are just as impressed as are those in the past, so, yes, it is quite likely, I should think


  3. iggymak says:

    Well, things are certainly not going too well for this case since the press release by Burtsev on Facebook. It should be noted, however, that Mr. Burtsev is not a “Dr.” of any sort. Just sayin.’

    You can learn a heck of a lot more at the ATS discussion at ‘Bigfoot’ DNA Sequenced In Upcoming Genetics Study, – – it gets really odd starting at about page four of the ongoing back and forth and seems to be going downhill from there… Sigh.

    Ah well, maybe we will one day see the real results. We can only wait and see. I don’t advise holding one’s breath, but I am attempting optimism here.


    Note also, (don’t get confused) that I am a staunch advocate for the Big Fella… just sayin.’

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