Only a handful of people claimed to witness human-like creatures to be seen in the cold areas covered with heavy snow regions such as Nepal and Tibet. According to the witnesses, they suggested these mythical creatures appeared to be suggestively tall, bulky and covered in snow white fur all over their entire body. The creature was knuckle-walking like an ape but despite that, it was also seen to walk upright like a human. Often times, people referred the mythical creature as Yeti or Abominable Snowman who tended to wander around secretly in snowy regions.

    In the early 19th century, legends tell that the Himalayan people said to have the Yeti part of their beliefs and the mythical creature was being worshipped by Lepcha individuals as a Glacier Being, the God of the Hunt. By worshipping the Yeti, it served as a protection purpose for the villagers from natural disasters, hunters as well as outsiders who had intentions to harm the villagers. Some tales explain that a Yeti had immense raw strength who were able to lift extremely large boulders, rip off trees from the ground and to able to jump at least 20 feet high with their leg strength.

    Countless of legends warned, if Yetis were angered, their mass destructive power could destroy small cities in one night, leaving nothing standing. Yetis have been known to wander in packs during dusk until night time in very dense snow forests which made them hardly visible to the human eye. Their white fur served as a camouflage to fuse themselves with the snowy regions. With the camouflage, they were able to sneak around areas to hunt for food and hide from outsiders. They use the high altitude snowy mountains for shelter and to hide from others. As of today, we have only witnessed figures that resembled Yetis during night as well as strange footprints in the snow that were much larger than humans. However, without a doubt, this myth will remain a great mystery. Reports say, Yetis still exists and are definitely out there, watching hikers every moment not very far.




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