When a Sensational Indian Army Discovery of Large YETI Footprints Revived Interest in The Abominable Snowman
In 2019, The Indian army created quite a stir on social media with a sensational tweet that one of their expeditions had stumbled across the famous and elusive abominable snowman or Yeti. Well, it was actually unusually large footprints that they came across. While the post was met with a mixed opinion, one cannot deny the fact that the quest for the famous Yeti is not new and goes back centuries., The Himalayan legend much like that of Sasquatch in candida is one of the many mysteries in the world that several experts too either believe or try to decode and find and answer.
1Indian army expedition finds yeti footprints
While many thoughts it possible, some expressed doubt, while others mocked the post, trust many to be a spoilsport in life. The official Twitter account belonging to the Indian Army’s Additional Directorate General of Public Information revealed how soldiers of military expeditions deep in the Himalayas stumbled across something mysterious. The Tweet was as per the image below.
2Discovery of large footprints while in expedition near Makalu Base camp
The Indian Army has some 6 million followers on Twitter alone and the tweet like any sensation on social media was shared by hundreds and also reported about in the media. The expedition by the army team on April 9th, 2019 was a trek up to Makalu base camp in the Himalayan region of Nepal. Makalu is one of the peaks that shares a frame with Everest. It is the fifth highest peak in the world at 29,000 feet (8485 meters) just south of Everest. Like Everest if not more, the peak is considered one of the most dangerous and challenging climbs feared by mountaineers worldwide.
3Found in a region where many have reported sightings
If at all the Yeti exists, it’s most probably on these high reaches of snow and that is what the expedition felt they saw when the 26-man unit came across traces of the Yeti. The large footprints was found in the snow on the slopes of a mountain in the Makalu-Barun National Park which is close to the Tibetan border. The report that made headline news in the press as well and was carried b y leading dailies like the Economic Times. The footprints were found to measure 32 inches by 15 inches.