Such are the words uttered by a young physical anthropologist in response to Sir Edmund Hillary’s request that he join the search for Yeti on the fridgid snow clad slopes of Mount Everest.
Or so I’m told.
Although I’ve hardly ever blogged about it, I am keenly interested in the topic of cryptozoology which, to me, has two distinct aspects: 1) The scientific, realistic search for previously unknown organisms and 2) the study of OTHER people who are busy in the unscientific, fantasy-riddled “search” (read, often, faking) of so called unknown non-existent organisms.
But who cares what I think. You need to tune in to this evening’s episode of Skeptically Speaking to hear commentary by Blake Smith and Karen Stollznow, of MonsterTalk. Details here. Be there, don’t be square.