Sir David can’t seem to stay out of the news lately. Maybe a nice trip to the Himalayas is in order.
David Attenborough believes that the Yeti – or Abominable Snowman – may be real.
The world-renowned naturalist and broadcaster says he thinks the creature of Himalayan legend – which has a North American cousin known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch – could be much more than a myth.
“I believe the Abominable Snowman may be real. I think there may be something in that,” said Attenborough, speaking today at a showcase of upcoming programmes on UKTV.
“There are footprints that stretch for hundreds of miles and we know that in the 1930’s a German fossil was found with these huge molars that were four or five times the size of human molars.
“They had to be the molars of a large ape, one that was huge, about 10 or 12 feet tall.