If Bigfoot rings your doorbell tonight, will you know what to drop in his trick-or-treat bag? Joedy Cook suggests berries, roots, fresh fish and maybe a raw deer liver. Cook knows his Bigfoot treats because he's an expert, a volunteer investigator for the Ohio Center for Bigfoot Studies, an organization of three based in Cincinnati. He also contributed to the book, "Bigfoot: Encounters in Ohio" (Hancock House, $17.95).For more than a decade, Cook, 44, of Sayler Park, has been studying the reputed ape-like creature, recording alleged howlings and looking for gargantuan footprints at the scene of sightings. On this day,Cook is searching for evidence of Bigfoot in the fields and forests near Newtonsville in Clermont County.He and others thinks that this monster of folklore - also called Sasquatch - lurks nearby.
There are more Bigfoot sightings in Ohio than any state east of the Mississippi, according to the national Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization. Ohio ranks fourth in the country with 191 sightings since 1965, behind Oregon, California and Washington state. There have been 47 Bigfoot sightings in Kentucky, the organization says, and 49 in Indiana.
reality, Bigfoot might be the most iconic of American monsters, the
subject of trashy tabloids, awful movies and those cheesy "Messin' with
Sasquatch" TV commercials.
In 1967, 40 years ago this
month, two photographers released the famed"Patterson-Gimlin" footage
- the Zapruder Film of the Bigfoot cult - showing what appears to be a
tall, hairy creature striding across a riverbank in Northern California.
To skeptics, the image
looks like a guy in a monkey suit. To the faithful, it's indisputable
proof that Bigfoot - a shy primate they say migrated to North America
from Asia thousands of years ago - exists.
Cook, a disabled Iraq War
veteran, former host of a cable TV show on UFOs and father of triplet
12-year-old girls, says he's seen Bigfoot up close. He is a true
Hoping for Signs
On this gray October
morning, Cook doesn't expect a Bigfoot encounter. He's just hoping to
find signs that the creature might be hanging out in central Clermont
The week before, a mantold
A man in Minnesota has claimed he has caught an image of Bigfoot using a motion-activated trail camera. A local research team analysed the picture and believed it could be genuine however many believethe image to be ahoax.
"A northern Minnesota man thinks he may have photographed Bigfoot with a motion-activated trail camera. . Some are impressed by the photo, while others are less enthusiastic that it depicts a real Bigfoot."
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