This is an article published last fall about some bigfoot research taking place in Oklahoma. If you aren't aware, some big things are happening in the Sooner State when it comes to trying to solve the mystery. Check it out:
It’s shortly before midnight on a foggy fall evening in 1988. My mother is driving us through the backcountry roads of Newalla. I am dozing in the back seat, when suddenly I lurch forward as my mother slams on her brakes, screaming wildly. Being a supportive daughter, I start in with my own bloodcurdling shrieks. Then, as abruptly as she began, my mother goes silent and calmly resumes driving. When I can open my mouth without my heart jumping out, I demand to know what’s going on.
“Oh nothing, baby,” my mom says, serenity personified. “It was just a bigfoot that ran across the road.”
Like many Oklahomans, I have grown up with tales of the creature. In southeastern Oklahoma, he is known as the Boggy Bottom Monster. Others call him bigfoot, sasquatch, hairy man, even the North American wood ape.
Recently, the North American Wood Ape Conservancy, a nonprofit organization of scientists, naturalists and investigators, published a comprehensive 230-page report on their findings from a long-term research study conducted regarding mysterious primate activity in Oklahoma’s Ouachita Mountains. While definitive results from photograph and lab analysis failed, the research group documented thousands of incidents, including rock hurling, knocking on wood and various unusual vocalizations, of which the group obtained several audio clips.
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