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Are these yeti footprints? Indian Army says yes, social media users say absolutely not

The Indian Army tweeted several images Monday that they claim are footprints of the fabled yeti.
The Indian Army tweeted several images Monday that they claim are footprints of the fabled yeti.
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SALT LAKE CITY — The Indian Army reported Monday that have sighted what they claim are the footprints of the “mythical beast Yeti.”

In a tweet about the alleged sighting, the Indian Army said, “For the first time, an #IndianArmy Moutaineering Expedition Team has (sighted) Mysterious Footprints of mythical beast 'Yeti' measuring 32x15 inches close to Makalu Base Camp on 09 April 2019. This elusive snowman has only been sighted at Makalu-Barun National Park in the past.”

Some Twitter users in India are not happy with the army’s claim, calling it “deeply, deeply embarrassing.”

Meanwhile, others like India’s former Bharatiya Janata Party minister Tarun Vijay is demanding people show respect for the Yeti.

“Congratulations, we are always proud of you,” Vijay said, addressing the army. “But please, you are Indian, don’t call Yeti as a beast. Show respect for them.”

“It’s shameful that people are asking the army for proof,” Twitter user @Actor_Siddharth tweeted.

The Yeti tweets have drawn ridicule and confusion from social media users around the world. Many are roasting the Indian Army.

Others are tweeting that the Indian Army’s tweets shouldn’t be dismissed offhand.

What do you think the tracks belong to?