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Finding Bigfoot

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by idfnl, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. idfnl

    idfnl Senior member

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    I'm not sure they come from those areas, but they would inhabit them. Sighting reports come from areas which do have Grizzlies, such as Alaska. Regarding wolves, I would not be surprised if there was a dynamic similar to dogs and humans. There is a belief that the BF goes after the deer liver and leaves most of the carcass, wouldn't this be an interesting adaptation to keep a wolf pack at bay? I mean, if you feed a dog it won't want to eat you.

    There are a lot of stories about habituation in the BF community as well, most bullshit I'm sure because they'd produce more evidence, but it would make sense that some form of habituation is taking place with humans. This said, I believe the BF would be highly resistant to habituation. To construct a situation which would align the evidence with the species behavior you'd have to suggest its nature is to remain hidden and to fear humans. Conversely, there are many reports of BF dumpster diving.

    So, its contradictory to a degree, but so are different humans. You can imagine that different Bigfoots would behave differently than others.
     
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    FTFY
     
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    If some BFs are bold enough to be prone to dumpster diving, couldn't somebody in proximity to the dumpsters get a good, clear, sharply focused photo of one?
     
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    Matt Moneymaker, the guy that leads that Finding Bigfoot show claims to have seen a clear as day video of an 10 foot BF dumpster diving at a reservation casino. He says its pretty indisputable. The natives refuse to release it because there is a native American tradition to protect them.

    FWIW.

    There are other surveillance camera vids, I can't find any at the moment.
     
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    ^"Well, if it's "Native American tradition to protect them" and no whitey has successfully bagged a BF, why then have the BFs always been such scaredy cats--except when they are pounding on trees with logs, screaming and throwing stuff at people?

    A ten-footer no less? That's a BIG Bigfoot!

    Anyway, why don't the Indigenous People want to release the "clear as day" video of the BF? I can think of no better way of ensuring positive legal protection for the creatures. I say "positive" because in most jurisdictions if an animal is not listed as a game animal or "vermin," it is de facto protected.
     
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    I dont believe that a clear as day video will do it. It will take a body.

    There is also a conspiracy theory that the Gov is hiding/wiping out the BF populations because of the economic impact of protecting the species.
     
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    Maybe, maybe not, but a high-quality, sharply focused video would do an enormous amount toward establishing the reality of the creatures.

    Oh, come on! Given the solicitude of federal agencies in preserving toads, frogs, lizards, small rodents and such, it seems beyond belief that the government could be surreptitiously exterminating what would have to be the most fascinating, dramatic animals on earth...if they actually existed, that is.
     
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    I know. I didn't start it. The theory goes that if the BF lives in such massive tracts of land and MIGRATES, the land would require protection.


    Joe Rogan has a new show, ep1 focuses on our furry friend, good watch:


    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     
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    Why would the land require protection? If we believe even a fraction of the sighting reports, BFs are adaptable to wide range of habitats over most of North America. And BFs are doing an excellent job of preserving and protecting their species, considering that we have never found so much as a trace of a dead BF, not from the present day, nor from the past tens or hundreds of millennia they may have been in North America. One might speculate that they are actually an immortal, god-like creature!
     
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    I agree. Its a conspiracy theory.


    Ha ha, this was interesting, what you you think?

    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     
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    ^As for the "Jersey Devil" image, hard to tell what it was, but I very much doubt there is a large winged creature hiding out in southern New Jersey. The one sketch was very suggestive of a great blue heron.
     
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    Even I would agree.
     
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    ^A sandhill crane might be an even more likely contender since they have red eyes. This occurred to me later, and I find other people have suggested this bird as a candidate.
     
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    Bigfoots must all be on vacation. Nothing happening lately.


    This showed up on Youtube recently...



    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     
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    Yes, they are all staying at Elvis's house partying with Marilyn.
     
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    Watched about half the video. Well, if BF's are getting more aggressive, given how many rural Americans are armed to the teeth, one of them should be bagged pretty soon. That would sure be exciting!

    Just saw the rest of the video. As for the guys who went out looking for the "wounded" BF (or bear) and found one of the bullets, what on earth were they doing going after a large, wounded, potentially dangerous animal (even if it was "only" a black bear) with no more effective a weapon than a machete or bush knife? Or, did they really know they weren't going to find anything? I'd also be very surprised if a .30-30 softpoint bullet could shoot clear through a BF and still penetrate so much wood.

    A .30-30 would be a fairly paltry cartridge to use on a BF. Back when I was a believer, I actually hoped to hunt the BF and bought a Browning Safari Grade bolt action in .338 Winchester Magnum. Grover Krantz carried a .358 Norma Magnum (ballistically very similar to the .338) when he went out in pursuit of BFs.
     
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    I had no idea you were that committed :) I suspect that bullet didn't hit anything alive. Don't you think piercing a tree is much denser than a body? Are you sure about the caliber? Maybe they mentioned it.


    While no smoking gun here, guy claims the grunt is a BF which later threw a boulder in his direction. Also claims he was being warned away from a "nest" he filmed.



    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     
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    ^I couldn't get the sound on the linked video. That had to be about the blobbiest blobsquatch I've ever seen!

    I agree with you about the bullet and the tree and that it didn't hit anything alive. The narrators mentioned several times that it was a .30-30. The rifle the young man was shown using was a Marlin Model 336, most of which have been chambered for .30-30. I have two Marlin 336s myself--a .30-30 carbine and a full-length (24-inch-barrel) rifle in .35 Remington.
     
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    The sound is the only worthy part of the vid. Try it again when you have a chance.
     
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    I don't know what the problem is. On the two other YouTube videos you have linked, the sound comes through loud and clear!

    On another note, if you were going to hunt the Bigfoot, what would your choice be for a rifle?
     

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