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Genetic testing firm DNA Diagnostics claims to have sequenced 20 whole mitochondrial genomes and three whole nuclear genomes from the hirsute North American creature known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch.

According to a press release issued by the company, sequencing "purported Sasquatch hair samples" revealed that the beast "is a hybrid species, the result of males of an unknown hominin species crossing with female Homo sapiens."

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