In abominable info to yeti followers, Nepal’s military refuted Indian claims to have seen footprints belonging to the elusive snowman – saying they’ve been further likely a bear’s.
On Monday, the Indian army posted photos on Twitter of “yeti prints” from close to the Nepal-China border, sparking widespread mockery on social media.
A Nepalese military spokesman talked about liaison officers went to the spot the place the prints had been found nevertheless that by the purpose they arrived the markings inside the snow had vanished.
But Bigyan Dev Pandey talked about locals suggested the officers bear was the likely offender.
“According to locals and porters such unusual footprints appear frequently in the area and are made by wild bears,” Pandey suggested Agence France-Presse.
Wildlife consultants talked about what an Indian mountaineering expedition crew seen have been footprints elongated by wind.
“For the first time, an #IndianArmy Moutaineering Expedition Team has sited Mysterious Footprints of mythical beast ‘Yeti,’” the Indian army’s official account tweeted Monday.
The army talked about the prints, which measured 32 inches by 15, have been seen by a crew on April 9 near the Makalu Base Camp in Nepal.
The yeti — or “Abominable Snowman” — is traditionally described as an ape-like creature residing inside the Himalayas, Siberia and elements of Central and East Asia.
The North American mannequin is known as Bigfoot.