Today often described as a 6-foot, tall half-man/half-ape,
Bigfoot is said to be still living in the dense and remote forests of
the Pacific Northwest in the U.S., as well as the Canadian
province of British Columbia.
Associated in the popular imagination as a sort of 'missing link' in man's early evolution
from the apes - with strange tales
of its nocturnal behavior, glowing red eyes, and sometimes
aggressive tactics toward encroachers on its remote territory - Bigfoot never fails to fascinate.
sightings in the 20th century have included photos and homemade
movies the most famous of which is the Patterson-Gimlin
film taken by two Bigfoot hunters in 1967.
A Bigfoot first : a 2011 iPhone video sighting
In 2008, a media firestorm arose over claims by two
Georgia Bigfoot hunters that they had bagged the elusive
creature. The story was later revealed as an elaborate hoax.
Another recent video sighting - filmed near Spokane, Washington on a personal iPhone - has been making Internet buzz since it was first posted on YouTube in May 2011.
scientific existence has yet to be found to prove the existence of Bigfoot, that doesn't stop
hunters from continuing their search, nor does it stem
the huge fascination it holds for millions around the world.
Foot in pop culture
on the topic fill store shelves, pop culture remains rich
with references including a popular Messin'
with Sasquatch U.S. television commercial campaign for
Jack's Links beef jerky, as well as its adoption by the 2010
Winter Olympics in Vancouver
as an Olympic mascot, "Quatchi."
with homemade movies and videos, Hollywood has also taken to churning
out dozens of films devoted to the subject over the years
including Sasquatch: The Legend of Bigfoot (1977), Revenge
of Bigfoot (1979), Harry and the Hendersons (1987) Little
Bigfoot (1997) The Untold/Sasquatch (2002), Suburban Sasquatch
(2004) The Unknown/Clawed: The Legend of Sasquatch (2005),
Bigfoot (2005), Sasquatch Hunters (2005) and Yeti: A Love
More about Big Foot around the Web:
skeptics abound, more Bigfoot
fans of the half-human/half-beast claim a wholehearted
belief in the creature. As the hunt continues, check out related
news & rumors, pictures, videos, and more information
surrounding Bigfoot around the Web ...
- Wikipedia - The complete history of the two-footed
beast with photos, notable alleged sightings, famous hoaxes,
arguments for and against, plus an extensive list of related
references and resources.
Bigfoot Sightings -The online library of Bigfoot information and available evidence, historical encounters, examination of recent reports with related photos and suggested reading.
Encounters - Another major clearinghouse for the latest
Bigfoot sightings with video, pictures, first-person stories,
book reviews, movie list, related resources.
Bigfoot.com - Local and national databases of sightings
along with pics, videos, audio sound recordings, plus pop
culture references, Big Foot humor, art gallery.
the Trail of the Sasquatch - "Exposing the truth
about Big Foot" with evidence of famous hoaxes including
news clippings, sketches and photos of purported footprints.