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Ketchikan, Alaska
About 50 miles S.W.

August 1956
On the "Inside Passage," a fishingboat being anchored at night, Bob Everett saw a bear on short sitting on its rump. It got up, looked at the boat a few seconds and then started to walk away, upright like a human. It went into the woods. It was approx. 200 feet away and estimated about 7 to 8 feet tall and maybe weighed 350-400 pounds. Its color was described as blackish-reddish with hair about 2 to 4 inches long. A unnamed biologist from Ketchikan later found and photographed big human-like tracks on the beach. Credit Bob Everett, JG's cardfiles, BC Archives.