The Yeti Also called the Abominable Snowman, this creature was first discovered in November 1951, 20,000 feet up on a glacial mountain near Tibet. The men who found the footprint were Eric Shipton and Michael Ward. The print they found was 18 by 13 inches, and included four toes.
"Yeti"Ã¯Â¿Â½, interpreted by the people of Tibet, means "magical creature."Ã¯Â¿Â½ They have mainly been spotted in Tibet, Nepal, and even on Mt. Everest. People who have gotten quite close to them have described the Yeti with having dark red or black hair that covers its entire body and walking on two feet just like humans do. the people who have had these close encounters have said that the Yeti has terrible body odor, which scientists say may help keep away curious animals. They Yeti is also very shy, which causes it to be nocturnal. They have a wide variety of voice ranges which includes high shrills and yips to gigantic roars.
The Abominable Snowman is also one of the strongest known creatures. It can throw around boulders as if they were baseballs and can uproot trees. Mountain climbers who have seen this creatures prowl through their tents and climbing gear have noticed that the Yeti is very fond of alcoholic beverages.
Scientists have also discovered that there are different types of Yetis. The largest and strongest type is the Nyalmot, which is fifteen feet tall and feeds on mountain goats and yaks. The next type is the Rimi, which is eight feet tall and believed to live at 8,000 feet above sea level. The Rakshi-Bompo is about five feet tall and lives on grains and millet. Scientists have also compared the Yeti to Bigfoot, believing that it may be a smaller version. This was believed so...