January was a big month for Bigfoot, or so it would seem. Last month, we saw at least four high-profile videos surface allegedly containing evidence of the bipedal cryptid stalking our forests. Most have, of course, been labeled hoaxes, but I thought I’d share the videos and their stories, nonetheless.
Bigfoot Sighting in Maine
Appearance in video: 2:06
So I’m cheating with this one a little because the alleged sighting happened before January, but: A 12-year-old boy captured this footage of a Bigfoot, or Sasquatch, in Turner, Maine. This prompted one investigator to have a look for himself. Unfortunately, the witness later admitted, at school, that the sighting was a hoax.
Regardless, the above video, uploaded on January 3, contains a recreation of the footage by Bigfoot expert Bill Brock, comparing the mysterious figure in the original to himself. In the video, he claims “the subject still appears to be much taller,” despite the camera being 10 feet closer in the recreation. And, at least according to the Inquisitr, the possibility remains that the boy was “bullied into recanting his Bigfoot sighting.”
Sighting in Russia
This video, uploaded on January 14, claims to provide evidence of a Bigfoot, or perhaps in this case a Yeti, in Russia. Captured by a group of “adventurers” from Adygeisk, who set out to find the creature after seeing a television report on sightings in the region, the video shows a dark figure walking among the snowy trees, as well as what I assume are the footprints it left behind.
Sighting in Lettuce Lake Park, Florida
Appearance in video: 0:40
On January 26, 2015, website Bigfoot Evidence received this footage from Matt M., who spotted what he believes could be Bigfoot or a Skunkape (or Florida Bigfoot, if you will) while canoeing in the swamps of Lettuce Lake Park outside of Tampa, Florida. At first, he thought it was a bear, but after consulting with a park ranger, he was told that “bears don’t generally get into the swamp and that there were never many sightings in general.”
Matt also noted, in his submission to Bigfoot Evidence, that if this were a person, “They are walking, swimming and diving in an area where there are hundreds of 12 foot gators and water moccasins everywhere,” adding, “It went underwater and vanished.”
Sighting in Brooklyn, New York
Appearance in video: 0:24
Russel Strark was out at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York trying to capture footage of the snow for a live stream called Brooklyn Live Video. But while snow is no doubt heavily featured in the above video, what piqued his interest was the “creature” he believes he may have filmed, as well.
“Looks like it was taken at around 7 am this morning,” he wrote in the YouTube description of the video, which he uploaded on January 27. “I am no expert, but this is pretty compelling stuff. I am baffled how this creature could be in Brooklyns [sic] Prospect Park.”
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