SCIENCE Among the snowy peaks of Nepal and Tibet, stories tell of a mysterious ape-like creature called the Yeti. Other stories tell of critically endangered species called the Dzu-Teh. Which one is real? (Los Angeles Times and National Geographic) Navigate the historic range of the yeti on our Cryptid Cartogram. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit, including … Continue reading Bears! The Yeti Is a Bunch of Bears!
ENVIRONMENT Our favorite lumbering ape-man, Bigfoot, has been spotted again—this time, hanging out near bison in Yellowstone National Park, according to a new video. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to learn more about cryptozoology. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Queue the video up to about 2:55 and look behind the bison to see what all … Continue reading ‘Bigfoot’ Spotted in Yellowstone?
By Stuart Thornton, National Geographic Roving Reporter, with editorial graffiti by his editor It is nighttime in Muir Woods National Park, and we wonder what animals might be scampering around under the giant redwood trees. Before heading out on the two-mile loop around the park, the leader of our BioBlitz “Mammals and More” inventory hike, Dave MacKenzie, says that it is possible to see … Continue reading Muir Woods Mammals and More