National Geographic : 1962 Oct
KODACHROMESBY H. P. BURCHRAM (C) N.G.S. Yeti-tracking party buys the hide of an "Abominable Snowman," actually that of a rare Tibetan blue bear. R. Marlin Perkins, Director of Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, examines the pelt. New Zealander Peter D. Mul grew (rear) later collapsed on Makalu (page 544). "Yeti" scalp, modeled by Mr. Perkins, was flown from Khumjung for examination by Western scientists. Foxlike tracks, melted out by the sun, form the giant spoor of the yeti. Three-foot ice ax gives scale.