Vici, Oklahoma (AP) - What has reddish-brown hair, stands a stocky 4 feet to 5 feet high and smells like a sewer? That's what some folks around here would like to know.
Billy Parry, a 15-year-old
high school freshman, says he saw such a creature while scouting for coyote
tracks along Trail Creek near his home south of Vici. His family says
it prowled on
Hair samples found by Parry's house were sent to Hayden Hewes, director of Sasquatch Investigations of Mid-America. Was it from a "Big Foot"?
"The hair sample
looked very interesting. At this point, we cannot confirm what kind of
animal it came from," Hewes said, adding a sample was being forwarded
to the Oklahoma State Bureau
Dewey County Sheriff
Larry Pike, on the other hand, says he has heard only rumors about the
strange animal, but nothing official. Sightings also have been reported
in nearby Roger Mills
© The Houston (Texas) Post; Thursday, April 15, 1982