Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 20th, 2013
Newspaper article regarding: Investigation: Bigfoot Shot in PA?
911 call leads to rumors of Bigfoot in Paint Township
Contrary to rumors, Bigfoot was not shot and killed this week in Somerset County.
A turkey hunter reported seeing possible Bigfoot tracks at approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Paint Township. They soon realized they weren’t messing with Sasquatch when the tracks were identified as black bear prints.
The 911 call was misinterpreted and generated Internet rumors that someone had called to say they had shot and killed the elusive — or perhaps mythological — beast.
“There are the conspiracy theorists who say it’s a cover-up,” Pennsylvania Bigfoot Society President Eric Altman said. “But it was blown completely out of proportion.”
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Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: OLN's Mysterious Encounters: "Caddo Critter", Southern Fried Bigfoot, Travel Channel's Weird Travels: "Bigfoot", History Channel's MonsterQuest: "Swamp Stalker", The Wild Man of the Navidad Destination America's Monsters and Mysteries in America: Texas Terror - Lake Worth Monster, Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot: Return to Boggy Creek and Beast of the Bayou.