Scientists set off to find the abominable snowman

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A team of Russian and American scientists will set off on an expedition this week to try to solve the mystery of the Abominable Snowman.

It follows a rise in Yeti sightings in the Kemerovo region, 3,000 miles (4828km) east of Moscow.

Jonathan Downes, the director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology, which is dedicated to the study of unknown animals, talked about the mystical creature on Radio 5 live Breakfast.

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