The Indian Army is beneath fireplace, on Twitter not less than, for sharing pictures purportedly of ‘Yeti’ tracks seen by an 18-strong unit enterprise a grueling mission by the Himalayas earlier this month.
The army’s mountaineering expedition to Mount Makalu lasts between March and May with the target of reaching all peaks above 8,000 meters, however nothing might have ready the troops for a doable sighting of the “abominable” snowman.
The prints, which allegedly measured 32 inches by 15 inches (81cm by 38cm), had been noticed on April 9 at Makalu Base Camp within the Nepalese Himalayas.
The army responded to some of the criticism by saying it was “prudent to excite scientific temper and rekindle the interest.” The tracks had been “photographed and handed over to subject matter experts” for examination, it added.
The Yeti additionally options in conventional Nepalese folklore. In 1950, the Nepalese authorities reportedly even issued a searching license for the Yeti.