The Yeti is said to make random appearances around the Khumbu region (at foothills of the Everest.) Still doubted for its existence by those who have not seen it, the Yeti is known to eat Yaks, sheep, etc. Many people feel, however, the Yeti of the Nepali Himalayas to be a peaceful creature.
The pictures included here are from a 1951 reconnaissance expedition to Everest lead by the John Hunt. They were published in The Times of England on December 6th and noted that from the size of the ice axe, the print must be 13 inches long and 8 inches wide. Skeptics say the print is a hoax, while others say it does not matter as the Yeti is real.
Known in Tibetan as metohkangmi, meaning filthy snowman, sources close
to VisitNepal.com have been told the Yeti is the protector of the doors
to Shambala. Perhaps, that explains why most who come in contact with the
creature soon leave