ST. HELENS, WA - The footprint pictured right was discovered yesterday
in San Diego County, California and could be proof that the creature known
as "Bigfoot" existed.
A California man says this giant, fossilized footprint suggests the legend
is true. He discovered it among rocky terrain while he was looking for
And more evidence suggests the creature known as Sasquatch could still
be alive today.In the past month there have been two Bigfoot sightings
near Mt. St. Helens. KATU's Ed Teachout set out to investigate what one
man says he not only saw but attempted to catch.
"I get down here and he's peeking through the trees," Jerry
Kelso told KATU.Kelso couldn't believe what he saw with his family last
Saturday near Mt. St. Helens.While his wife and 2-year-old waited in the
car, Kelso chased after what he originally thought was a man in a suit
pulling a stunt. "And he's standing about 40 yards over there, and
when I broke through I went, 'Wow' and my wife starts screaming," said Kelso.But as Kelso got closer he says began to believe he
was face to face with the real thing--Bigfoot. "He was about six
foot, six foot one, very dark brown almost a black and hairy all over," said Kelso.
That didn't stop Kelso. He says he continued to chase the thing until
he says he saw he was carrying a club. "That," said Kelso, is
when he knew, "it was a Sasquatch, what else?"
Not believing his story, we followed the trail the beast allegedly took.
We found signs of elk and maybe bear."It's been eating grass whatever
it is," said Kelso.
Then Kelso and KATU's Ed Teachout found a track that looked like nothing
we've seen in the woods before."That looks like a track there. That's
not a human foot," said Teachout.Kelso, who's an aerospace consultant,
says he wouldn't have told a soul, but after hearing another man had sighted
a Bigfoot 10 days before, a mile from where he sighted his, he decided
to speak up.
Though his creature looked similar to what others say they've seen before,
this creature reportedlywas
smaller and didn't smell at all. After getting back into the car, Kelso
wanted to chase the thing, he said, but his wife forbade him."She
was very scared," said Kelso.
"I guess I think I'm tough or something you know. I've been hurt
too many times to worry about some little guy with a club," Kelso
said. So the elusive Bigfoot gets away again leaving only his footprint
and legend behind.
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