Author Mark Synnott was part of a crew hired to investigate the probable route of George Mallory and Sandy Irvine. They were the leads of a 1924 British expedition to summit the peak. The men left base camp for the top of the world and were last spotted about 800 feet from the summit. They were never seen alive again. Experts would argue whether the pair made it to the top before succumbing to the mountain.
The very cool folks at National Geographic have compiled a photo gallery of “Eerie Animals.” Check them out and you can even download them and make wallpapers. And this one was taken right here in Savannah, GA! Is there an animal that really creeps you out?