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Frozen SasquatchÂ just a big rubber popsicle!
Researcher says bigfoot just a rubber gorilla suit
by Juanita Cousins
August 19, 2008
Atlanta (AP) â€” Turns out Bigfoot was just a rubber suit. Two researchers on a quest to prove the existence of Bigfoot say that the carcass encased in a block of ice â€” handed over to them for an undisclosed sum by two men who claimed to have found it â€” was slowly thawed out, and discovered to be a rubber gorilla outfit.
The revelation comes just days after a much ballyhooed news conference was held in California to proclaim that the remains of the creature were found in the North Georgia mountains was the legendary man-ape.
Steve Kulls, executive director of squatchdetective.com and host of Squatchdetective Radio, says in a posting on a Web site run by Bigfoot researcher Tom Biscardi that as the “evidence” was thawed, the claim began to unravel as a giant hoax. Read the rest of the story here.