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The Bigfoot Book: The Encyclopedia of Sasquatch, Yeti and Cryptid Primates Coming Soon!

Posted by: Nick Redfern on June 4th, 2015

Does a hulking, hairy, 800-pound, nine-foot-tall, elusive primate roam the woods and forests throughout North America—and the world? What should we make of the grainy videos and photos and the thousands of eyewitness reports? Audio-recordings exist purporting to be the creatures’ eerie chatter and bone-chilling screaming. Whether called Sasquatch, Yeti, Bigfoot, or something else, bipedal primates appear in folklore, legends, and eyewitness accounts in every state of the union and many places around the world. The fascination with the man-beast is stronger than ever in today’s pop culture.

Read: The Bigfoot Book: The Encyclopedia of Sasquatch, Yeti and Cryptid Primates Coming Soon! »


From Bigfoot to big cats: What’s rumored to be hiding in Alabama’s woods?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 3rd, 2015

Bigfoot is, of course, the most well-known and widespread strange creature, and reported sightings of the large apelike beast aren’t unheard of in Alabama. They’re common enough that a man named Jim Smith created the Alabama Bigfoot Society, and the group’s website tracks recent sighting reports. One from January near Lake Guntersville, when a woman and her young son were reportedly trapped in a deer stand by a Bigfoot-like creature.

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Beasts in the Mist – The Mapinguari

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 31st, 2015

I wanted to share this article in light of the fact that Dr. David Oren and his search for the mapinguari is featured on tonight’s episode of Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot entitled Amazon Squatchin’.

In August of 1999 or so, I ran across the article in Discover magazine. It chronicled an ornithologist named David Oren’s treks into the Amazon in search of the Mapinguari, what is thought to be the still living giant ground sloth. The article detailed the derision that Oren suffered from his fellow scientists.

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Knock Once for the Mapinguari

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 30th, 2015

The team gets a lesson in survival and in hunting for the Mapinguari from the Tatuyo tribe.

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Citizen Science Meets Sasquatch

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 29th, 2015

How a well-trained group of citizen scientists can solve the mystery of North America’s most elusive creature

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The Devil in the Amazon

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 29th, 2015

The team heads to Brazil and meets with Dr. David Oren, who is one of the only researchers known to study the mapinguari, the Amazonian equivalent of Bigfoot.

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Sasquatch Chronicles: Terrorized By Aggressive Giants

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 25th, 2015

Le Flore County is a county located along the eastern border of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The name honors a Choctaw family named LeFlore. Reports dating from the 1850´s say that Southeast Oklahoma has been a hunting ground for Bigfoot. According to stories, the area was terrorized by aggressive giants who not only stole locals vegetables to eat, but also stole their children.

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River Monsters: Unhooked – Legend of Loch Ness

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 24th, 2015

Jeremy remembers the search for the world’s most famous water monster deep within Scotland’s Loch Ness to find the legendary creature.

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Any Truth to The Walker County Incident?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 23rd, 2015

Was this show last night on Animal Planet, I Was Bitten: The Walker County Incident, scripted or based on a true story?

The following article offers some background on the incidents.

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Finding Bigfoot: Two-Hour Season Premiere

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 20th, 2015

The hunt for Bigfoot begins again Sunday, May 31 at 9/8c!

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2015 Original Texas Bigfoot Conference

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 18th, 2015

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Off the Rictor – Episode 2

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 16th, 2015

Episode 2 of Off the Rictor takes on Skookumm, Christopher Noel and the grand poobah himself, Todd Standing! There is even a small book reading where Sasquatch was seen, and shots were fired!

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Survivorman: Bigfoot Hidden World of Bigfoot

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 15th, 2015

Les jumps from forest to forest across North America in search of Sasquatch, returning to a legendary Bigfoot hotspot in the Canadian wild. Here, he’ll use a brand-new approach to discover whether there’s any way to explain mysterious noises in the night.

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2015 Ohio Bigfoot Conference Movie Premieres

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 15th, 2015

This weekend, two Bigfoot movies will premiere at the 2015 Ohio Bigfoot Conference.

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2015 Ohio Bigfoot Conference Kicks Off Today

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 15th, 2015

Today, the biggest of all of the Bigfoot conferences kicks off at Salt Fork State Park in SE Ohio.

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