This bizarre creature dubbed the oriental yeti has baffled scientists after
emerging from ancient woodlands in remote central China. Photo: CEN

Scientists will examine a mysterious creature captured in China that has been dubbed the "oriental yeti".

The hairless animal, which was trapped by hunters in Sichuan province in the country's remote central woodlands, will be shipped to Beijing for DNA tests amid speculation it is a mythical beast described in local legend.

"It looks a bit like a bear but it doesn't have any fur and it has a tail like a kangaroo," the Telegraph quoted hunter Lu Chin as saying.

"It also does not sound like a bear � it has a voice more like a cat and it is calling all the time � perhaps it is looking for the rest of its kind or maybe it's the last one?

"There are local legends of a bear that used to be a man and some people think that's what we caught."

It is hoped the DNA tests will shed light on the mystery beast.

Photo: CEN

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