Friday, February 4, 2011

Anna Nekaris: Searching for the Yeti


Dr Anna Nekaris has left quite an impression since her participation on History Chanel's Bigfoot : The Definitive Guide. Fans have asked us to get some more info on Ms. Nekaris and, as always, we oblige.



Who is Dr Anna Nekaris? She describes herself as:
...a member of the IUCN Primates Specialist Group, Conservation Working Party of the Primate Society of Great Britain, and on the editorial board of Endangered Species Research and Folia Primatologica. I have been studying the behaviour, ecology, conservation and taxonomy of Asian mammals since 1994, although my research has also taken me to Kenya, Uganda, Senegal, Costa Rica, and Trinidad. My primary interests lie with Asia’s slow and slender lorises.

Fans, you were correct to inquire about Anna Nekaris, she has in fact, an awesome presentation on the yeti (watch video below), hosted on The pulse-project.org.



Pulse Project offers a wide range of freely accessible audio and video Science lectures for both general and specialized audiences, and delivered by eminent academics. It hopes to reflect and inform debates amongst academics, students, and the wider public alike, and to thereby engage with the formative scientific questions of our time.

On December 9th 2008, she presented Searching for the Yeti: Could the Abominable Snowman really be out there? Could the Yeti really exist, or is it just a popular legend? Anthropologist and primate expert, Dr Anna Nekaris, will be explaining how you find unknown animals, looking at examples of new species of primate still being discovered today, and exploring the likelihood of the Yeti's existence. She will also bring us up-to-date with recent research into unidentified hairs reportedly taken from a Yeti-like creature in India.

EXTERNAL LNIKS
Pulse-Project.org
Dr Anna Nekaris's Bio at the Pulse-Project
Dr Anna Nekaris's Bio at edgeofexistence.org

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19 comments:

  1. Bigfoot The Definitive Guide was a really interesting special. I also think Dr. Anna Nekaris should have her own show or series of specials. If you haven't seen the show yet, it's worth your time.

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  2. Absolutely! Anna SHOULD have her own show! She's smart, rational and brings something no one else in Bigfooting does; she specializes in Nocturnal primates.

    As you can see she is constantly among our top ten most popular post!!!

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  3. Dr. Nekaris, please come to the Bigfoot Conference next May at Salt Fork State Park in Ohio. Thanks for your intelligent comments on the History Channel program.

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  4. Dr ana nekaris me conmueve cuando ust. se referie a PIES GRANDE con tanto fervor, deseo que algun dia venga a la Argentina Cordoba para poder conocerla y contagiarme tanto dedicacion sobre nuestro ante pasados
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  5. Thanks so very much for what you do Dr Anna Nekaris-you are wanted-needed, and Loved! Thank you for your service. Much Thanks, Randy G. Williams Las Vegas, NV USA. P.S. I have, and will continue to find my Brother "The Loneliest Man in the Woods" lol-yes I kick it in the Pacific Northwest, I've looked for him in Vegas-not much luck-lol, but I really believe them too be our Brothers, and Sisters!!!!

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  6. Dr. Nekaris;

    Do you believe this "unknown creature" is human or perhaps something else?

    I travel to remote areas of the Cascade mountains of Washington state. There are many unreported incidents and encounters with an unknown here by locals and native americans. I have been "stalked" by something very large, rocks thrown into a nearby stream,tracks along streams, etc. I just take it as maybe something these people have seen?? Maybe someone playing "pranks"?? Therefore soon I am travelling to a high, remote location that no one goes and the native americans tell me not to go as there is a tribe of these "unknowns" living there. Several people have been chased out of there by several 8-9 ft "unknowns". I am former military and a former state police investigator. I have been asked to check this place out by locals. However I have asked several to go with me as a witness but I have had no takers yet. I leave October 1 at 0500. Any takers out there??

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    1. I'm in. I'm a former Marine and Train hunting dogs now. However, I'm used to Texas heat, not mountains in the fall. Sounds like a great adventure.

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  7. will you marry me?

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  8. i love these Bigfoot Documentries, but i have to say that i think it's all a hoax. I like the stories and the reenactments of the early sitings from the 1800's to the 1960's. Now with the way people get around it's hard to say what's real and fake. There are never any Bigfoot droppings or just eaten food or berries around. And nobody can't hold a camera still for 2 seconds when they see one.

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  9. Would think that we would have proof by now if there were really Bigfoot out there. Probably a better chance that a very small legacy population of small hominid somewhere. Orang Pendek maybe. I have been to very remote areas from Ontario Canada to National Parks in Thailand and haven't seen any yeti.

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  10. She is smoking Hot! <3

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  11. She is so intellegent and so cute and so hot! How does she do it all? Wow.

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  12. Joaquin Today, Now AM

    So I been watching the news reports about the Mars project Curiosity and wondered why we never thought of unmanned reseach vehicles for heavy forested mountainous terrain. We have drone planes, robot submarines, why cant we design something for rugged forest. Longlife tough exterior weather proof and build for year long journeys from points a to b and gather data. Why dont we have a competition. I know there are hundreds of robots already built to explore different terrain. Lets see whats really out there.

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    1. Because of heavy forested mountainous terrain. It's just to risky for something to navigate thick under brush etc. Mars has no trees, the moon has no trees.

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  13. Terrific presentation.

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  14. I just watched the show and I'm rock hard!!!

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  15. Why is it when people are out looking for bigfoot , they hear something and it is automaticly bigfoot. Why dont they go into the area and look instead of stay away . Also what would you do if you could see bigfoot ? Would you just want to see one maybe touch it or do you want to study it or even kill it.

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