8 September 2011, JellyBean @ 3:43 am

Here is a 1959 letter from the US embassy in Kathmandu to the State Department, outlining the regulations to be adhered to for mountain climbing expeditions in search of the Yeti.

The document was recently found in the files of the National Archives.

It seems that while the Nepal government was concerned for the safety of the legendary monster, they also wanted to control the flow of any news and images (and actual specimens) confirming the creature’s existence:


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