Who exactly is Bigfoot?
Bigfoot is actually a North American folklore creature. It is also known as Sasquatch. It is supposedly hairy and ape-like lives in the wild walk upright and leaves footprints. However, all mainstream scientists consider the existence of such a creature to be a hoax or misidentification.
The folklores depict them as the missing link between humans and our ancestors. For ages, societies around the world have narrated tales of “wild men” lurking in the woods, and reports of these beings abide in the modern-day.
The Malay Folklore
The Bigfoot is known as the Orang Minyak in the Malay folklore. It is considered to be a humanoid creature who is supernaturally agile and coated in an oily, slippery substance. It is infamously known for kidnapping young women in the dark of the night. It was mostly believed to be a myth but some incidents have created suspicions. The Orang Minyak has been the main suspect since the 1950s for numerous assaults and attempted crimes, with authorities and bystanders all of them proposing that there was something supernatural about these crimes.
List of Evidence:
There are quite a few pieces of evidence that support the claim that Bigfoot exists. Here are some of them :
- The most compelling factor while searching for witnesses that researchers find are eyewitnesses. There are a lot of them, who seem to have been present during the Bigfoot sightings. Often there are multiple witnesses to a given sighting or encounter and all of them are very credible.
- In the 1960s, Washington State University professor Dr. Grover Krantz started analyzing the casts and photos of the footprints of Bigfoot from various parts of North America. Anatomical features of an injured foot were seen in one of the cast. These could have only been made by the real Bigfoot or big feet or by an artist who has minute expertise in the anatomy of Bigfoot.
- Roger Patterson and Bob Gimlin were trying to make a documentary about the Bigfoot mystery, filming in North California. This film reportedly contains a glimpse of Bigfoot is widely considered as one of the strongest pieces of evidence for the existence of Sasquatches.
- The sound of Bigfoot is very different from the sounds of other animals. Apparently, they make loud howls, scream at night and also make wood knocking sounds or rock clacking sounds.
Conspiracies concerning Bigfoot
1. Bigfoot is an Alien
In 1973, Stan Gordon, who is a Pennsylvanians UFO researcher, saw incidents where the Sasquatches were entering and exiting the extraterrestrial vessels. This led him to believe that the Bigfoots were creatures from another planet, and thus, till this day he has a hotline set up for them called the UFO Bigfoot Hotline.
2. Bigfoot is a Caveman
Robert Wilson, who is Vancouver Island resident, claims to have witnessed a Bigfoot sighting in 2007. He said, “What I thought was a bear. I drove down and saw what I could only describe as a large, hairy man who looked caveman-like with a sort of Neanderthal features. As big as a bear, easily.” Based on this description of Wilson, experts introduced a theory that suggested that Bigfoot is in fact a Prehistoric human.