The soldiers at base camp have taken to calling it the 'snow beast' like it was some sort of modern day Yeti.
The eyewitness descriptions match very closely those of a frozen creature we found at Facility One dig site and another we are piecing together at Facility Two up on the mountain.
It's a curious crustacean, something I'd expect to find on a deep sea expedition rather than a trek through a frozen waste. How this one survived where the others did not proves it has a great deal of resilience.
If we are going to learn anything about these ancient beings, I must get a closer look.