Oct 16

10 International Cousins of Bigfoot

Top Tenz writes “The history of Bigfoot in North America is a mishmash of regional legends, some Native American and some not, that speak of a hairy, ape-like man of the woods with, as the name suggests, large feet. Rumors, witness accounts, and anecdotes have been passed around since at least the 1800s. In 1958 the Humboldt Times ran a letter about the creature that sparked a lot of interest. They ran a follow-up piece and dropped the name “Big Foot,” what the local loggers had called the creature that left mysterious footprints. Thus was born an enduring legend. But it’s far from the only one. Wild men and ape-men have existed in legends around the world for years. Here’s a look at 10 of the most interesting…”

2 Responses to “10 International Cousins of Bigfoot”

    • m99

      _wouldn’t it be amazing if this hairy man of the woods, with large feet, walked out of the tree line and said hello to him? Bet he wouldn’t be so causal about Harry then, huh?

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