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On Thanksgiving of 2003 I found a mummy on my property. I sent it to a friend of mine who owns a museum in Mo. Many tests have been done on the mummy and it is a full grown cat......except for one thing.

It's ONLY 5 1/2 inches long! Here's what some of the scientist said.

Dr. Gibbons e-mail

"A.B. Physics 1965. L.H.D. 1976. Worked AEC, Hughes Aircraft Co. Lear-Siegler, Inc., Northrop-Grumman
I emailed a Mammalogist from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield and attached some photos of the Mystery Mummy. He said he needed a photo with a ruler to show scale, so I emailed him one of the photos the person in Nevada who found the Mystery Mummy took and sent to the Vault. The scientist came back with an opinion, which is very interesting. He said it appears the Mystery Mummy is a member of the cat family, and that it appears to be an adult because of the mature teeth in the creature. Now, if it is an adult species of cat and only 5-6 inches long, what is it? I remember my history of prehistoric times and how mammals developed as tiny creatures alongside the dinosaurs. When the dinos died out, then mammals grew larger and larger. Think of a prominent cat--the sabertooth tiger! That was large and mean! Maybe our Mystery Mummy is a missing link, or early mammal that should have been extinct millions of years ago. We are going to visit a Cryptobiologist at Drury University next month. Stay tuned for the next installment in the search for the truth about the Mystery Mummy. Dr. Robert Gibbons"

This is the second notice.

"We took the "Mystery Mummy" to Drury University in Springfield, where it was examined by a Cryptobiologist and an Anatomist in the Biology department. The little creature was literally "put under a microscope" and the scientists used "keys" of known animals to help identify it, in addition to bringing out skulls and a mummified cat that was trapped in the chapel wall for a hundred years! Larry took video and digital photos of the tests and will post still photos here later.

The scientists said it appears to be an adult cat by its teeth, but held it up beside the mummy of an adult cat that was trapped in the chapel wall and our little fellow is about the size of the other cat's HEAD! So we still have a mystery on our hands!" Dr. Robert H. Gibbons

Now I live in an extremely secluded area in Nevada. This mummy appeared on my property out of the blue. We are always outside and it was NOT there before. It was located on a pathway going towards the barn. Our property is completely fenced off to keep out the wild horses and burro's. Some scientists say, "The mummy could have been dropped from the air by a bird of prey." Have any of you heard of such thing or have any idea where this little cat came from? Many more tests are being done. The mummification process most likely destroyed the DNA. I will not post any pictures here because it may offend some people. However, I will post a link if anyone is interested in seeing this thing.
 

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So is it a mummy or fossil? Sorta confused I guess.

Cause if it's a mummy, it probably wouldn't be old enough to be a missing link. But if they're baffled, it could possibly a little known species. If a bird were to have dropped it, it makes sense it would be mummified (I doubt they would be attracted to fossils).

If it's a fossil, it's rock and would be much older.

Where are you? If it's quite arrid it could be a natural mummy - dried out due to nature.

Sounds bizarre though. If it's teeth are cat like, it must be a carnovore, and there aren't many that small. Maybe it's young? Also - it could be a foreign animal not native to the area. Hitched a ride up hidden in a truck or something.
 

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Oh - I thought I'd mention natural mummies are quite rare. They have to have enough time to form (dry out and preserve) without contact from any animal that would feed on it.
 

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very interesting bean... :) you know your stuff.

sounded a bit bizare to me too.

i am going to delete our posts and put it back. i did a search for some of the keywords in the post and didn't find any info on any related hoax.
 
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