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The Dzu-Teh is the Himalayan Red Bear (Ursus isabellinus Horsfield). It is often associated with the Himalayan Blue Bear (Ursus pruinosus Blyth) and the Himalayan Brown Bear, (Ursus arctos isabellinus), with regard to the Yeti myth and later the Abominable Snowman (circa 1921), phenomenon from its early inception due to the location of its Himalayan habitat.

Himalayan Brown Bear


During the Daily Mail Abominable Snowman Expedition of 1954, Tom Stobbart encountered a Dzu-Teh. This account is recanted by Ralf Izzard in his book The Abominable Snowman Adventure| journal. The report was also printed in the Daily Mail expedition dispatches on May 7th 1954]] [1]. Ralf Izzard was the Daily Mail correspondent on that expedition in 1954.


  • "Status and Affinities of the Bears of Northeastern Asia", by Ernst Schwarz Journal of Mammalogy 1940 American Society of Mammalogists.
  • Ogonev, S.I. 1932, "The mammals of eastern Europe and northern Asia", vol. 2, pp. 11-118. Moscow.
  • Pocock R.I, "The Black and Brown Bears of Europe and Asia" Part 1. Journal or Bombay Natural History Society., vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 772-823, figs 1-11. July 15th 1932.
  • Ursus arctos, by Maria Pasitschniak, Published 23 April 1993 by "The American Society of Mammalogists"
  • John A. Jackson, "More than Mountains", Chapter 10 (pp 92) & 11, "Prelude to the Snowman Expedition & The Snowman Expedition", George Harrap & Co, 1954
  • Ralph Izzard, "The Abominable Snowman Adventure", this is the detailed account by the Daily Mail correspondent on the 1954 expedition to find the "Snowman", Hodder and Staoughton, 1955.
  • Charles Stonor, "The Sherpa and the Snowman", recounts the 1955 Daily Mail "Abominable Snowman Expedition" by the scientific officer of the expedition, this is a very detailed analysis of not just the "Snowman" but the flora and fauna of the Himalaya and its people. Hollis and Carter, 1955.
  • John A. Jackson, "Adventure Travels in the Himalaya" Chapter 17, "Everest and the Elusive Snowman", 1954 updated material, Indus Publishing Company, 2005.

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