Did anyone catch the Ancestor in Bing's taxidermy studio in Chapter 20?
At 23:00 minutes: "One, he didn't recognize. It had a wide head that connected directly to thick shoulders. The head was about chest high, and the back led down at a steep angle to a narrow pair of rear hips. On the stainless steel table in front of this one lay a big cow hide."
Bing: "All I'll say is I'm not vacationing in northern Michigan any time soon."
The man must be good, if he's getting top-secret animal specimens flown in to him.