Professor: Bigfoot exists, and science should care

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 12th, 2016

Dr. Richard Stepp Bigfoot lecture 4/15/16

Dr Stepp’s presentation on Bigfoot at the Freshwater Grange near Eureka, Ca 4/15/16

Whether the large, hairy hominid known as Bigfoot truly roams the wilderness of Humboldt County hasn’t deterred scores of enthusiasts and a television series from joining a nearly 60-year quest to find signs and footprints of the ever-elusive creature.

But one local scientist and professor says the search for Bigfoot opens a larger discussion about what the science world deems worthy of research and what happens to those fields that fall into what he calls “the crackpot realm.”

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Professor: Bigfoot exists, and science should care

About Craig Woolheater
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.

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