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Researchers claim to have body of 'Bigfoot'

Noon press conference in Palo Alto raises more questions than answers

Two men from Georgia, claiming to have discovered the body of the legendary creature "Bigfoot," appeared in a much-anticipated press conference held Friday afternoon at the Cabana Hotel in Palo Alto.

Accompanying them was long-time Bigfoot researcher Tom Biscardi, who had previously flown out to Georgia to meet them. Biscardi now says he has the corpse in his custody.

"It's not a human, it's not an ape. It's definitely not something we've seen before," Biscardi said.

Two grainy photographs were released to members of the press as evidence along with commentary on DNA samples analyzed by Curt Nelson of University of Minnesota.

One photo shows the creature's mouth, with six bright incisors jutting out above a broad, protruding tongue. The other shows an indistinct, brown figure, partly obscured by trees in the forest.

Of the three DNA samples examined, one was "100 percent human," another came back as a "96 percent match to a possum," and the last was inconclusive, according to a copy of Nelson's email to Biscardi.

The body's discoverers, Matthew "Gary" Whitton, a police officer from Clayton County, Georgia, and his friend Ric Dyer answered questions before a conference room packed with reporters, cameramen and a man sporting his very own Bigfoot costume.

According to the pair, they came across a body in the woods of northern Georgia while hiking "many miles off the path." Equipped with cameras, they also observed three similar creatures walking upright in the surrounding area.

Whitton said he waited for nine hours with the body and its apparent relatives while Dyer fetched help in the form of his 16-year old step-son and a tow truck. Together, Whitton said, the three men dragged the corpse through the forest for over 7 miles in order to load it onto the truck.

They refuse to reveal the exact location where the body was found, citing concern over the remaining creatures in the area.

Whitton's account of what happened to the body afterward was unclear, aside from his statement that it was placed in a large freezer box, which was later filled with water.

Responding to a question about why the two did not choose to hand the body over to a research institution, Dyer said, "Is Stanford going to buy me a new Corvette?"

"I didn't want to do the news conference," Dyer said. "But if you don't believe us now, just wait and see how it all ends."

Robert Barrows appeared at the conference as Biscardi's publicist. Barrows, who has worked with Biscardi for several years, is known in San Mateo County for his multiple bids for the District 12 Congressional seat formerly occupied by the late U.S. Rep. Tom Lantos, now held by Jackie Speier.

"I think you'll find that this is the real deal," Barrows said of the alleged discovery.

A recently released a photograph of the find shows the hairy mass stuffed in a large freezer. The photo is available on Biscardi's website, www.Searchingforbigfoot.com.

Dr. Jeff Meldrum, a veteran Bigfoot researcher, is skeptical of the team's discovery, as well as Biscardi's credibility.

"The photo is very un-compelling, it has more the appearance of a costume or some sort of fabrication than it has of a real flesh-and-blood entity or body," he said. "More photos of the same aren't going to sway anyone's opinion."

Meldrum teaches anthropology and primate anatomy at Idaho State University's Department of Biological Sciences and is considered an academic authority on the fabled creature by Bigfoot enthusiasts.

"I have not been invited in any way shape or form to participate or to examine the alleged corpse," Meldrum said.

Biscardi has declined to name any of the scientists who have examined the body.

Biscardi himself is veteran Bigfoot tracker who has released a documentary entitled "Bigfoot Lives" about his observations in the field.

Whitton has been on administrative leave since suffering a gunshot wound to the wrist during a struggle at the scene of a robbery. Whitton and Dyer allegedly discovered the body less than a month after his injury.

A press release sent to media outlets by Barrows states several "vital statistics" of the Bigfoot body, including that it is nearly eight feet tall, weighs over five hundred pounds and has blackish-grey eyes.

"It is a bi-pedal creature covered in hair," Biscardi says. He claims to have prodded the body, at which point he was convinced of the integrity of the discovery.

"I'm not holding my breath," Meldrum said. "So far the handling of this has been more like a carnival side-show than it has been a scientific investigation."

Officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division said the largest wildlife they are aware of in the state are black bears and white-tail deer.

Biscardi said the next step is to turn over the body to scientists for an official autopsy.

An updated story will be posted later today.

— Bay City News Service

Comments

Posted by big news, a resident of another community
on Aug 13, 2008 at 8:06 am

Can someone please post the time and location of the news conference?


Posted by you people find joy in nothing, a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 13, 2008 at 9:51 am

"it is nearly eight feet tall, weighs over five hundred pounds and has blackish-grey eyes"

- sounds like my ex wife.......Rimshot!

Stay classy Palo Alto.


Posted by Walter E. Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 13, 2008 at 9:58 am

Like Schrodiger's cat, does Bigfoot live or die?


Posted by Renee Miller, a resident of Mountain View
on Aug 13, 2008 at 10:12 am

I live in Central Arkansas, and have recently seen my first sighting
After hereing of this find, I feel better about what I seen.
Traveling Horseback!


Posted by Gus L., a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:09 pm

Here is a picture of the creature.
Web Link

*Press Release*

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2008
BIGFOOT BODY FOUND
DNA evidence and photo evidence to be presented at a
PRESS CONFERENCE
to be held on
Date: Friday, August 15, 2008
Time: From 12Noon-1:00pm
Place: Cabana Hotel-Palo Alto (A Crown Plaza Resort) 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, California 94306

Searching for Bigfoot, Inc. Menlo Park, California
Tom Biscardi, CEO

BIGFOOT BODY FOUND - EVIDENCE AND DNA DETAILS TO BE PRESENTED AT A PRESS CONFERENCE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 15th

FROM 12 N00N TO 1:00PM AT THE CABANA HOTEL-PALO ALTO IN PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

A body that may very well be the body of the creature commonly known as "Bigfoot" has been found in the woods in northern Georgia.

DNA evidence and photo evidence of the creature will be presented in a press conference on Friday, August 15th from 12 Noon to 1:00pm at the Cabana Hotel-Palo Alto at 4290 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, California, 94306. The press conference will not be open to the public. It will only be open to credentialed members of the press.

Here are some of the vital statistics on the "Bigfoot" body:
*The creature is seven feet seven inches tall.
*It weighs over five hundred pounds.
*The creature looks like it is part human and part ape-like.
*It is male.
*It has reddish hair and blackish-grey eyes.
*It has two arms and two legs, and five fingers on each hand and
five toes on each foot.
*The feet are flat and similar to human feet.
*Its footprint is sixteen and three-quarters inches long and five and three-quarters inches wide at the heel.
*From the palm of the hand to the tip of the middle finger, its hands are
eleven and three-quarters inches long and six and one-quarter inches wide.
*The creatures walk upright. (Several of them were sighted on the same day that the body was found.)
*The teeth are more human-like than ape-like.
*DNA tests are currently being done and the current DNA and photo evidence will be presented at the press conference on Friday, August 15th.The creature was found by Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer (residents of Georgia) in the woods in northern Georgia. (The exact location is being kept secret to protect the creatures.)

Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer will be flying in from Georgia to be at the press conference. Also present at the press conference will be Tom Biscardi, CEO of Searching for Bigfoot, Inc.

Whitton is a Clayton County, Georgia, police officer, who is currently on administrative leave after being wounded in the course of duty pursuing an alleged felon. Dyer is a former correctional officer. Whitton and Dyer are co-owners of bigfoottracker.com and Bigfoot Global LLC., a company that offers Bigfoot expeditions. Whitton and Dyer are working with Bigfoot hunter, Tom Biscardi, and Biscardi's Searching for Bigfoot, Inc., to present and conduct the scientific study of the evidence and information on this body.

A few weeks ago, Whitton and Dyer announced the finding of the body on the "Squatch Detective" radio show, an internet based radio show hosted by Steve Kulls. While on that show, the commentator asked Rick Dyer "Would you allow one of our people to come down and verify the body?" Dyer replied, "The only person we would allow to come down and verify the body was 'the real Bigfoot Hunter,' Tom Biscardi." The next day, the producer of the Squatch Detective show contacted Biscardi with pertinent information on how to contact Dyer and Whitton.

Extensive scientific studies will be done on the body by a team of scientists including a molecular biologist, an anthropologist, a paleontologist and other scientists over the next few months at an undisclosed location. The studies will be carefully documented and the findings will be released to the world, according to Biscardi.

Biscardi is known as "the real Bigfoot Hunter" because of his extensive investigations out in the field. He has been searching for Bigfoot since 1971 and over the past several years, he has been criss-crossing the United States and Canada tracking down the hottest leads on Bigfoot sightings.

Videography on the studies will be done under the supervision of Scott Davis, an independent producer and owner of TV Biz Productions in Phoenix, Arizona.

Currently, Tom Biscardi and his Searching for Bigfoot Team, in conjunction with Bigfoot Global LLC., are preparing to capture another of these creatures alive. That expedition will start very soon. The dates and the locations are being kept confidential.

The body that is currently being studied is being referred to as the "RICKMAT" creature, a name derived from the names of Rick Dyer and Matthew Whitton. [Cryptozoologist Loren Coleman recommends the term "Georgia Gorilla" be used to remove any taint of ego from the discovery, and so the general public, media, and science will have a comfortable moniker until a formal zoological name may be bestowed.]

Last year, a film that Biscardi produced about his investigations, called "Bigfoot Lives," won first place in the Documentary category at the Pocono Mountains Film Festival. Biscardi also hosts a Bigfoot oriented internet radio show that can be heard on Wednesday nights from 7:00pm to 8:00pm PDT at Web Link. The show is heard in over thirty countries.

Searching for Bigfoot, Inc. has exclusive rights to all publishing rights, photo rights, television and film rights, production and distribution rights and other commercial opportunities related to the discovery and findings regarding this body and these creatures.

Interested parties may contact Searching for Bigfoot, Inc., in writing, at their mailing address, 1134 Crane St., Suite 216, Menlo Park, California 94025.
__________________


Posted by Senor Blogger, a resident of Palo Verde
on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:27 pm

Do you think that the State Dept of Fish and Game will send 5 Game Wardens to the shindig,
Just like they did for the mountian lion siting in Foothill Park?????


Posted by Mickey, a resident of Stanford
on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:34 pm

If true they found bigfoot great! Now leave the rest alone! Big foot has never done anything to us, leave it alone!!!


Posted by foxalive, a resident of another community
on Aug 13, 2008 at 2:12 pm

U know what, im thinking the bigfoot are hostile, since no body has ever been found the must mean the other bigfoot's bury their own or dispose of them in some way. Now that we supposedly have one? They are going to come take it back, with or without force. Im sure these things will rip someones head off, show us whos king of the forest. But thats just me, if i saw one, id either punch it in its ugly face, or shoot it. Now the question is...are those guts hanging out in the picture? why wont they name the scientists? could be Men in Black?? who knows after all, this could be a hoax, just like that video from long ago. STill the guy they had come over to look at it is a big fake. I havnt seen bigfoot and dont want to lol.


Posted by JIm, a resident of another community
on Aug 13, 2008 at 7:58 pm

Bigfoot lives in the Northwest. Everyone knows that. This can't be Bigfoot.


Posted by Sasquatch hunter, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Aug 13, 2008 at 8:54 pm

I know this is true. And that one guy who said he thinks Bigfoot are hostile couldn't be closer to the truth... I have had many encounters with bigfoots-all of which terrifying. As the wife of an avid hunter we travel to the foothills often and have had our share of scares with the creatures. The scariest of which occurred after midnight when a Bigfoot ransacked our food supplies just outside. The most recent of which was this morning when the Bigfoot living in my basement was angered when the Olympic coverage of his favorite team, the Russian men's volleyball team, was cut off and he smashed the television set. I swear if he wasn't paying rent I'd shoot him!


Posted by Danny, a resident of Crescent Park
on Aug 13, 2008 at 9:37 pm

This is a publicity stunt, plain and simple. It's going to be a circus on Friday. Fortunately, it looks like everyone is taking this with the right amount of skepticism. In truth, even if it IS Bigfoot, I'm not sure I care. If you look up at the stars it's hard to get too excited about a hairy Jeff Goldblum.


Posted by Krystal, a resident of another community
on Aug 14, 2008 at 12:59 am

Even if this thing is real, we will probably be told it's all shit and just a hoax.
Happens with everything scientists can't find a logical explanation for. There are cover ups for everything.
Like Area 51, those alien abductions, government involvement in 9/11, UFO sightings, demonic possession, Biblical prophesies that come true, that massive underground defense system that apparently destroys comets in an area of Russia I forgot the name of etc, etc, etc.
I bet if ET's spaceship crashed through the set of HOUSEmd and sodomized the whole cast and crew they'd say that it was just a 'mob hallucination' and there was a power surge that caused a malfunction in the camera equipment at the time it was being filmed.
Can't trust a word the government says these days.
Why does stuff like this never happen in New Zealand. This must be the most boring country in the world.


Posted by Paddy O'Furniture, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Aug 14, 2008 at 7:38 am

Hoax hoax hoax. I cant say it enough [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


Posted by JIM DOOLITTLE, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:35 am

why no pictures at time of find just a pile of fur and guts in freezer.better check area zoos and see if gorrila is missing. [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


Posted by This isn't it, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Aug 14, 2008 at 11:28 am

The guy is well-known hoaxer.

Web Link


Posted by PA born and raised, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 14, 2008 at 12:55 pm

Will Jay Thorwaldson be at the press conference?


Posted by sjc, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Aug 14, 2008 at 1:05 pm

That is Bigfoot alright! And pigs fly!


Posted by Mr. Yeti, a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Aug 14, 2008 at 1:40 pm

YES!!! It is a Bigfoot. It's exactly Like the one I caught!!!


Posted by Mrs. Yeti, a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Aug 14, 2008 at 1:42 pm

Mr. Yeti is lying. I caught the big guy!


Posted by Sam, a resident of another community
on Aug 14, 2008 at 2:35 pm

The BFRO is already decrying this as a hoax--just a Bigfoot costume with deer guts on top of it crammed into a freezer, but of course they would. After all, if it doesn't come from one of their members, staff, supporters, etc., it must be bunk. I find this rather amusing since they claim to have encounters with Bigfoot on every expedition (after which they collect your $300 fee) yet have never produced a shred of CREDIBLE evidence--just smoke and mirrors and more promises of things to come, and please get your friends involved so we can take their money too.

If these guys are bullshitters we'll know Friday. I say until then, give them a chance. Krystal may be right, however. Even if it is legit, we'll all probably be told it's a hoax.


Posted by Colin, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Aug 14, 2008 at 4:51 pm

I don't understand how such an obvious hoax in Georgia was given a press conference in California with no prior evidence to the legitimacy of this claim. Someone can seriously throw a bigfoot costume and animal guts in a freezer and get a press conference? They don't send out an authority to examine the matter before rallying a panel of media and science professionals, flying these clowns out to California, and holding a conference? Are you joking?


Posted by Ryan, a resident of another community
on Aug 14, 2008 at 6:50 pm

What a crock.......did you all see the YouTube videos posted by the two guys who supposedly found the body?? A complete joke. They brought a so-called scientist in from Texas they said, to examine the carcass. The scientist in question turned out to be the brother of the deputy sherrif LOL!! And...Tom Biscardi has already been proven to be a complete scam artist, and busted before creating a hoax. Anybody giving this any credibility is a moron.


Posted by Jim, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 14, 2008 at 7:15 pm

Weren't these the same guys from Georgia who shot the supersized pig---Hogzilla?


Posted by qq, a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 14, 2008 at 7:28 pm

Web Link says Cabana in Palo Alto.

Web Link says Fairmont in SF.

Both websites reference each other.

Where is the press conference actually taking place? Or is the whole thing a sham?

Web Link ;-)

qq


Posted by Willie, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Aug 14, 2008 at 8:52 pm

I think I rent Harry and the Hendersons before I will tune into the press conference.


Posted by Whateverwhatever, a resident of Professorville
on Aug 15, 2008 at 12:03 am

Seems like an awful lot of effort just to pull off a hoax. Here's the deal...I'm thinking the BFRO is annoyed that these two "finders" probably accepted money from the Barscadi guy who is a known hoax-er...however that does not automatically mean that the find is false. There was been "rumors" that the YouTube charade by the two was all a ruse to poke fun at BFRO for some feeling of being ridiculed when they contacted one of their field researchers. Whatever the case, everyone "hopefully" will have more substantial information after the formal press release.


Posted by John, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 2:21 am

[Post removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


Posted by monkamah, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:56 am

It's probably real, kids. There have been too many credible sighting from across the world over the course of too many years describing the same thing...and, unfortunately, a lot of whack-job lying publicity seekers, too.

Example: The Silverback Gorilla was a mythical being which terrorized tropical Africa until about 150 years ago and it's discovery. The Silverback's DNA is 98+% identical to humans.

There are about 750,000,000 acres of forest in the United States alone so there is plenty of space for myriad species to hide & flourish. That's a lot of ground to cover which pales the "needle in a haystack" hunt.

You might want to reserve judgement until the DNA and other testing results are in for public disclosure.

Incidentally, Jim...BigFoot goes by many names depending on which region of the planet in which you live. [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].


Posted by Marisa Diuguid, a resident of Fairmeadow
on Aug 15, 2008 at 6:53 am

I now this here is bigfoot. Look at that there photograph, it cant be no fake. I seen probly a hundred or more bigfeet in my days and i now won when i seen won.


Posted by Thor, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 7:27 am

My worry is if they have indeed found the body of a bigfoot and this is absolute proof they exist!! Then every jerk in the world will be hunting them and after so many years of hiding which i think shows some intelligence they may be found and then put on the extinct list.


Posted by MCT, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 7:50 am

Proof positive that it's a hoax...if it is (were) indeed the real deal it (Bigfoot) would have been auctioned off in whole or part on eBay.
Case closed.


Posted by pfm7, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 15, 2008 at 8:14 am

Looks like the Montauk Monster and Big Foot have a lot in common


Posted by The WHO, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 8:56 am

Rimshot...funniest thing ive read in a while..what a pisser!

Hope its true about Bigfoot (i have my doubts) if its a hoax, these guys should pay the penalty somehow..
if its true, let leave it at that, and let these creatures live without us ass**** humans hunting them or disturbing them..look what happened to alot of precious animals that are endangered.
it would be a great discovery..lets leave it at that..

quadrophenia


Posted by Don G., a resident of Community Center
on Aug 15, 2008 at 9:03 am

George Lucas better check his wardrobe department--Chewbacca is missing! Great timing with the release today of Cone Wars. Coincidence? I think not.


Posted by Jim, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 9:25 am

Here's a clue - they don't have the body, only some circumstantial evidence that could easily be faked. If they really had anything, they'd already have it on display. Apparently they're getting low on funding, it's time for some new donations. If this isn't a hoax, I'll eat my underwear.


Posted by JM, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 15, 2008 at 9:30 am

Is this "NEWS conference" on tv???


Posted by hackedapart, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 10:13 am

I wish it would be true. It would be awesome if it's true. I have major doubts because there's been so many hoax's, and very little real proof of anything. I guess the conference will answer the question. I WANT TO BELIEVE!!! haha


Posted by want tobeleive, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 10:47 am

probable hoax. it doesnt help one of the main characters in this play is a major hoaxer....but how will they fool the press at noon, if they have pics and 'dna' at the press meeting they are gonna be pressured to get the dna tested immediatly and publically....how are they gonna talk their way through that if they are BSing...should be interesting....anyone know if they are gonna televise the conference live on any local stations?


Posted by D Douglas, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 10:51 am

My thoughts are that this is a hoax. Biscardi was invloved in a similar hoax in 2005. I guess we'll see after the press conference. It would be very cool if it were true, but my common sense says Biscardi is up to his old tricks.


Posted by Pacific NW Native, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:03 am

I've heard hundreds of stories of Sasquatch aka Bigfoot aka Skookum (Mt. Devil) over the course of my life. There is indeed something that once existed or still exists in the wilderness. There have been millions of eye-witness accounts for thousands of years reported by indigenous people throughout the world. This hairy creature has even been reported to be seen in Florida, and yes, even Georgia. These stories should be given serious attention for scientific investigation.
However, Tom Biscardi is not a man to be taken seriously. If he does produce conclusive scientific evidence to back up his claims than he has redeemed himself in my eyes. But, I won't hold my breath on such evidence being produced. Instead I will go about my day pondering what kind of outlandish excuse he will use to explain how he lost the creature he has claimed to have in his possession. I'm sure it will either involve some animal rights organization, governmental agency, extraterrestrial intervention, Sasquatch rescue team or all of the above.


Posted by This isn't it, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:06 am

Here's a detailed accounting of past Biscardi Bigfoot hoaxes
Web Link


Posted by Jackie, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:17 am

"Bigfoot lives in the Northwest. Everyone knows that. This can't be Bigfoot.
Posted by JIm, a resident of another community, on Aug 13, 2008 at 7:58 pm "

Similar sightings of the Northwest Sasquatch have been found in texas and the everglades with the title of Stink Ape, the Yowie in Australia, the Yeti of the Himalayas. If there are this many sightings of a similar creature in this many parts of the world, doesnt it honestly make you start to wonder? If they have evidence, let them present it. It is the duty of science to keep an open mind to anything presented to them, and if it cannot be disproven, then it must be made true to the world of knowledge.


Posted by Daniel, a resident of Ventura
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:21 am

I bet I could make an awesome stew with that beast.


Posted by pylorns, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:24 am

Daniel, now that is the funniest crap I've read all day.


Posted by Bob Reese, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:24 am

They are called bigfoot because of their large feet. They are much larger than a human's. If a average man and a bigfoot were standing behind a curtain, and you could only see the feet, you could tell which is the bigfoot because the size of the feet of the bigfoot would be much larger than those of the average man. In addition the bigfoot's feet would have more hair and the toe nails would not be neatly trimmed.


Posted by CARRIEV, a resident of Green Acres
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:34 am

WHERE DO WE GET TO HEAR ABOUT THE NEWS CONFERENCE?!?!?


Posted by Joe, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:57 am

Is there a radio station that's broadcasting it live?


Posted by elite9design, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 12:38 pm

They revealed the contents of the bigfoot's stomach, apparently it had been surviving on a diet of leprachauns, unicorns and easter bunnies, mostly :)


Posted by shane, a resident of Professorville
on Aug 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm

did this "news conference" happen? its past deadline


Posted by Jackie, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 12:50 pm

You can find the live broadcast on cnn.com.


Posted by A. Bodi, a resident of Portola Valley
on Aug 15, 2008 at 12:58 pm

How did the so-called hoaxers manage to schedule their Friday press conference about big foot to occur on the same day the Palo Alto Weekly announced it will be combining its print editions into a single weekly printed paper distributed on Fridays and will be initiating a daily electronic edition?

Who are the real hoaxers who are responsible for this press conference?


Posted by neil, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 1:20 pm

It may be true but dont know til the public sees the evidence on tv. On area 51 i know its true because my friends have been to area 51 when i was stationed at Camp pendleton, Ca. thats a fact


Posted by Mark Campenelli, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 1:23 pm

They just released the conference on channel 12. The scientists say they have never seen this DNA strands like this one. They are calling it a Bigfoot.


Posted by andreas, a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 15, 2008 at 1:28 pm

Show me the monkey!


Posted by This isn't it, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 1:48 pm

There's a pretty good write-up of the press conference here:
Web Link

Kind of sad that the press fell for it.


Posted by Austin, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 2:00 pm

They can put it right nest to the recently "discovered" human and dinosaur footprints now residing in a creationist museum in Texas. Web Link


Posted by Terri, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Aug 15, 2008 at 2:01 pm

Wheres the confrence?


Posted by MR. Doctor Professor Magoo, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Aug 15, 2008 at 2:24 pm

Yep, it's confirmed... It is a "bigfoot", I just got a call from the president and he ensured me it was! We can't show any pictures of anything because this biped could be on the "endangered species list" or maybe we put it on the Extinction list.. hmmm.. we don't want any false repercussions coming back on us for it. Kinda like if you found an alien in your back yard and you wack it over the head with a shovel and throw him in your freezer for fear the "Men in Black" will zap your brain and make you forget everything. This really isn't the first bigfoot that we have caught and it won't be the last. Most of the ones that do get caught get drafted to the NBA before they get thrown into the freezer. So just to clarify to eveyone one more time this is the real deal... a deal for these three guys and what ever they are promoting!


Posted by yeah, right..., a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 2:55 pm

>Wheres the confrence?

Date: Friday, August 15, 2008
Time: From 12Noon-1:00pm
Place: Cabana Hotel-Palo Alto, 4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, California 94306
(A Crown Plaza Resort)


Posted by This isn't it, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 3:00 pm

Super sad. Fox is even quoting the costume manufacturer.
Web Link

Costume images at:
Web Link


Posted by Headline News, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 3:04 pm

In other news...
...OJ continues scouring golf courses for the "real killer(s)."
...Bush in China to search for bin Laden in Chinese restaurants ("I don't know, they all look alike to me").


Posted by murder mode, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 3:59 pm

what i dont get is if they found it in georgia, why did they go find that douchebag in cali. you cant tell me they couldnt find a more credible person between north georgia and cali. like maybe a cryptozoologist who has a credible name, or even someone one who hasnt been DISCREDITED, like this a-hole


Posted by Skeptical Believer, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:08 pm

Where's the teeth in that costume you're linking to, Mr. "This Isn't It???" Huh? Yeah, that's right, there are no teeth showing in that costume you claim they're using! Dummy.

To answer your question, Walter Wallis, according to Schrodinger that Bigfoot is both alive and dead (real and not real) until we can open the freezer! Very appropriate comment of yours, Sir, loved it!

-Skeptical Believer


Posted by SOSfan, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:24 pm

Please post high-res scans of the photos Biscardi gave you!


Posted by This isn't it, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:28 pm

Skeptical Believer: There isn't any real reason to believe that the poor quality photo which is purportedly of the mouth and tongue is of the same costume. There isn't anything which keeps a hoaxer from having several different objects around, and then photographing different ones.


Posted by Lazlo57, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:40 pm

Looks like my ex-wife !!!


Posted by RobertConnal, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:40 pm

It's the real deal my friends! I was just having lunch with Jesus, a nice white fish fillet with a light lemon sauce and small steamed carrots with a dejon dipping, you know the kind that isn't to bitter or grainy, sort of just right when it's been heated up a little, mmm..anyways - he told me that this time it's real and it wont be covered up.




Posted by RobertConnal, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:42 pm

It's not your ex-wife Lazlo57, she was working on my car earlier today..she shaved her back and looks 10 times better. You should hook it up again.


Posted by This isn't it, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:43 pm

Folks looking for copies of the "teeth" photo, and the DNA analysis indicating that they found a mix of human and possum DNA can find them here:
Web Link


Posted by Robert, a resident of Green Acres
on Aug 15, 2008 at 5:15 pm

Sure, I've been missing my pet monkey for almost two months and he shows up dead in some guys freezer...I feared for his well being and my coping mechanisms are at a alltime low...please donate to Muppy's Memorial Fund at deadmonkeystellnolies.com.


Posted by Jeff, a resident of Palo Alto Orchards
on Aug 15, 2008 at 5:30 pm

I knew GW would find that WMD. Don't forget to vote Republican!


Posted by PT Barnum, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Aug 15, 2008 at 9:47 pm

Here's the new website that just came up devoted to this "find":
Web Link




Posted by C, a resident of another community
on Aug 15, 2008 at 10:14 pm

The costume archivist needs to get their hands on that thing. The fur has gotten way too natty to be effective and needs a good brushing.

I hope it is a hoax, even if they do exist. Why? Because it churns my guts to think about what "people" will then do to the habitat let alone any others found in a "hunt." If we don't think that "animals" understand loss then we have truly become IN human.

There is a Native American quote that I cannot remember in whole, but the gist is that all humans are people but not all people are human.

Nothing against hunters just the ones that worsen the redneck stereotype (my "hillbilly" uncle,who is an avid hunter and fisherman, always uses all the meat, fur etc. of his kills and stays within all game limits out of respect for the animals and the land as well as sharing his kill or catch...very like the Native American approach. For those bleeding hearts...it helps feed his family through lean times and our existence on this land has so unblanced the animal predator/prey balance that culling to keep a fit gene pool has now become part of our duty).

By the way Whitton "also goes by the name Gary Parker."
Web Link


Posted by Miss N Link, a resident of Crescent Park
on Aug 16, 2008 at 12:39 pm

Show Me the MONKEY..
That was my former lover, He was hung like a ..Well like a Sasquatch.


Posted by Blanco, a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 16, 2008 at 1:49 pm

You can watch the whole interview here..
Web Link


Posted by Neal, a resident of Community Center
on Aug 16, 2008 at 4:06 pm

Where is PETA when we need them?


Posted by Skeptiwho, a resident of another community
on Aug 16, 2008 at 4:58 pm

Well since I live in the same state, I better start carrying a video camera and rope when I go horseback riding, this trick appears to be how to make the money.

Food for thought: How do you think this guys boss (Clayton County Chief of Police, Jeff Turner) is handling this right now, wow, what a time to be a fly on the wall. A lot of folks that go to court wishes that the prosecuting officer has this much credibility, as this guy does. Proves to be very interesting.


Posted by Blasted, a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Aug 16, 2008 at 7:53 pm

You have been Saqsuatch rolled..
click here,,
Web Link


Posted by Call PETA, a resident of another community
on Aug 16, 2008 at 11:04 pm

These 2 need to be rounded up and studied by scientists before people get their hands on them


Posted by Laura D., a resident of Professorville
on Aug 16, 2008 at 11:23 pm

I can not believe that in this day of modern science that these home baked morons can have anyone buy this line of bull they are selling.

But the bite of reality is that people believe Al Gore without a shred of proof. Imagine Al holding up a picture of an iceberg and proclaiming to the world that the ice is melting.

These guys are just a cheap version of the master of BS Al Gore.

Oh America care for yourself.


Posted by Darwin, a resident of another community
on Aug 16, 2008 at 11:34 pm

Laura, So, you're still selling that old snake oil line that says the oil economy works? If you see a peat bog, try not to fall in.


Posted by julie, a resident of another community
on Aug 17, 2008 at 11:56 am

if this was true you would be showing the body in a different manner. it's shows you guys are not real experts and to anyone who comes up with a bigfoot creature you know who not to call. they should inform people if you should come across a body like this call the discovery channel or a local university that can get ahold of real experts. if this creature was real you guys handle this so tacky i think your lame if it was real wouldn't you pose the whole body showing breast or male parts you don't show nothing to prove this is real you guys are out to make money off people in a time when people need their money shame on you. somebody with a real body would also have news coverage that would also help you in a documentary this would be history but it's not it's just some lame ass cops and con expert lying to america. get a life.


Posted by julie, a resident of another community
on Aug 17, 2008 at 11:56 am

if this was true you would be showing the body in a different manner. it's shows you guys are not real experts and to anyone who comes up with a bigfoot creature you know who not to call. they should inform people if you should come across a body like this call the discovery channel or a local university that can get ahold of real experts. if this creature was real you guys handle this so tacky i think your lame if it was real wouldn't you pose the whole body showing breast or male parts you don't show nothing to prove this is real you guys are out to make money off people in a time when people need their money shame on you. somebody with a real body would also have news coverage that would also help you in a documentary this would be history but it's not it's just some lame ass cops and con expert lying to america. get a life.


Posted by phillip, a resident of Stanford
on Aug 17, 2008 at 12:08 pm

when it come to a corpse there is rigor mortis and the mouth of the dead is usually open they use crazy glue on the lips of the dead to keep the mouths shut so if the body has been dead that long there would of been signs of this plus there would of been buzzards and crows and maggot and flys and beetle allover this creature none of that was in your video. your corupt cops and hanging with con artist. you have wasted peoples time and played with peoples emoitions told lies and you guys so suck. your never to be trusted when you lie to america.


Posted by irene, a resident of Palo Alto Hills
on Aug 17, 2008 at 12:23 pm

if you dragged the body for 7 miles you would of so damaged it . you showed this creature no respect if it was real. the way you handled this was so inapropriate your not experts. there are news people and veternarians who would of help you get the body out and handle it with some respect since it's so human like what does that say about you guys your inconsiderate. further more this will teach people the truth about you guys scaming us and i hope people don't waste their money on you guys it would be a crying shame to see you guys make one penny off people for your lies. your only experts in lies and scams and no one should trust cops like you and that other expert in bullshit.


Posted by bryan, a resident of Green Acres
on Aug 17, 2008 at 12:37 pm

well keep your word show us the body and autopsie and how you filmed all of it to show america the truth. oh thats right your a bunch of scammers praying on people to make money and show your face to america. well check it out when they show your face people will see you for what you really are low life scammers and they will remeber oh they promised america lies. people don't give these blood suckers a dime not for books, pictures, or stories ,or any bigfoot products made to make them money. there are real people out there who search for bigfoot who handle things apropriatly, and are not trying this stunt like you guys are. what flakes you guys are yah don't ever trust these freakin idiots. oh thats right were the idiots for trusting and believing them so they lied and were made into fools and they are laughing at america. this is some bad times in america bush has lied so much and now you guys are just like him. you wasted peoples time sorry but my time is precious to me.


Posted by becca, a resident of Meadow Park
on Aug 17, 2008 at 12:44 pm

researchers my ass! money scams sell fake stories to real people who trusted your lying ass! so i bet you don't feel bad about taking peoples money right,and in america that is like fraud. what does this really say about you guys? they would not let me print what id'e really like to tell you.


Posted by sally, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 19, 2008 at 3:22 pm

Several news outlets claim that the bigfoot is just a Halloween costume. We should run this hoaxer out of Palo Alto. Where does he live?


Posted by cnnnews, a resident of College Terrace
on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:20 pm

The Bigfoot in the freezer is made of rubber, a Web posting asserted Tuesday.
Web Link


Posted by Bharhal, a resident of another community
on Sep 1, 2008 at 8:24 pm

please see the following from cnn.com Web Link


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