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Searching for Sasquatch: The Real Story Behind Bigfoot Sightings

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The mythical Bigfoot

For centuries, people have reportedly seen a mythical primate-like animal in the woods of North America. It looks like a strange, large ape-like figure.

This possibly fictitious animal goes by many different names - Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yowie, Skunk Ape, and Yayali.

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  • In the mythology of the Kwakiutl tribe that used to populate the western coast of British Columbia, Dzunukwa is a big, hairy female who lives in the mountainous forests. She spends most of her time protecting her children and sleeping.
  • In California, there are century-old pictogr...

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Bigfoot was a common nickname for unusually large, aggressive grizzly bears who ate cattle, sheep and attacked people.

  • In 1958, a California tractor operator found a series of huge muddy footprints.
  • In 1976, naturalist Ivan T. Sanderson published a book wher...

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Grover Krantz, a professor of physical anthropology at Washington State University also believed in Sasquatch. He was ridiculed for his conviction.

During and after his death, the search for Bigfoot took on a life of its own. More sightings, films, and books emerged. Documentaries captur...

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