Hundreds of explorers, theorists and fantasists have spent their lives searching for the infamous 'big-foot'.
But a leading geneticist believes he has found evidence to prove that it - or rather she - could have been more than a myth.
Professor Bryan Sykes of the University of Oxford claims a towering woman named Zana who lived in 19th Century Russia - and appeared to be 'half human, half ape' - could have been the fabled yeti.
Witnesses described the six-foot, six-inches tall woman discovered in the Caucasus mountains between Georgia and Russia as having 'all the characteristics of a wild animal' - and covered in thick auburn hair.Sykes is a world leading expert in this field. This is a major find. To read more, click here.