Here you will find a collection of books, DVDs, and videos on the subject of Sasquatch, or, as he is more popularly known, Bigfoot.
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Abominable Snowmen: Legend Come to Life: The Story Of Sub-Humans On Five Continents From The Early Ice Age Until Today [Paperback]|
May 15, 2006
By Ivan T. Sanderson
Do Abominable Snowmen exist? Prepare yourself for a shock. In the opinion of one of the world's leading naturalists, not one, but possibly four separate kinds of yeti still walk the earth! Factual reports of wild, strange, hairy men have emanated from every continent except Australia and the Antarctic! Do they really live on the fringes of the towering Himalayas and the edge of mythhaunted Tibet’ They do, but we are far more likely to catch one in the impenetrable Klamath Forests of Northern California. Now, at last, Ivan Sanderson, who has been accumulating material for 30 years on this subject, explains in clear language just why no Snowman has ever been captured and kept for a zoo or a museum—though one was caught during the last century, in Canada.
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America's Bigfoot : Fact, Not Fiction [Mass Market Paperback]|
October 1, 1997
By Dmitri Bayanov Edited by Igor Bourtsev
Anatomy of a Beast: Obsession and Myth on the Trail of Bigfoot [Hardcover]|
June 2, 2009
By Michael McLeod
If you're interested in a skeptical tome on the subject of Bigfoot, you'd do a lot better with either Daegling's "Bigfoot Exposed" (horrible title...very good book) or Buh's "Bigfoot - the Life and Times of a Legend (good title...good book). McLeod is correct in pointing out a lot of weak pieces of evidence. But to leap from that to making absolute statements such as "But the Bigfoot phenomenon has never been about the truth. It's about storytelling" or (pertaining to the Patterson film) "Afterall, someone was in the suit, and Patterson's clock was ticking" has him coming off as presumptive and arrogant as someone boldly claiming there IS strong evidence for the existence of Bigfoot. One has to wonder if McLeod were around in Africa in the years prior to the discovery of the mountain gorilla, with him hearing anecdotal stories of man-like beings, would he have scoffed at such stories as wishful thinking rubbish? Apparently, he's one of these guys who mistakenly thinks that science is solely involved with defending what has already been verified and pooh- poohing that which hasn't, even though, in the case of the Sasquatch phenomenon, you have literally thousands of people who have claimed to see one. Personally, I believe there IS tons of b.s. and misinterpretation involved in the phenomenon, but to categorically rule out any plausible notion that such beings could exist comes off as someone who needs to review the principles of the scientific method and question his own apparently all-compassing cynical views of human beings ability to relay what they've experienced accurately.
Granted, in this day and age of computer-generated imagery, only a body or a part of one will suffice for verification. But to claim that any further searching is a pure waste of time seems to ignore the fact that prior to proving that both the mountain gorilla and orangutan existed, for hundreds of years, anecdotal tales abounded about their existence. Perhaps this too is the case with Bigfoot.
Bigfoot: America's Abominable Snowman [Paperback]|
By Elwood D. Baumann
Presents evidence for the existence of the giant, apelike creatures which have been sighted in Canada, the Pacific Northwest, and many midwestern states. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Bigfoot: America's No. 1 Monster [Paperback]|
By Daniel Cohen
Reading level: Ages 9-12
BIGFOOT! The True Story of Apes in America [Paperback]|
April 8, 2003
By Loren Coleman
In this fascinating and comprehensive look at the fact, fiction, and fable of the North American "Sasquatch," award-winning author Loren Coleman takes readers on a journey into America's biggest mystery -- could an unrecognized "ape" be living in our midst? Drawing on over forty years of investigations, interviews, and fieldwork on these incredible beasts, Coleman explores the modern debates about these powerful, ape-like creatures, why they have remained a mystery for so long, and what we can learn about ourselves from these animals, our nearest cousins!
From reports of Bigfoot's existence found in ancient Native American traditions, to the controversial Patterson-Gimlin film of a Bigfoot in the wild, to today's Internet sites that record the sightings almost as soon as they occur, Coleman uncovers the past, explains the present, and considers the future of one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in the natural world.
Bigfoot; The Yeti and Sasquatch in Myth and Reality [Hardcover]|
By John Russell Napier
Bigfoot and Other Legendary Creatures [Paperback]|
September 15, 1997
By Paul Robert Walker
Illustrated by William Noonan
From Publishers Weekly
From School Library Journal
Bigfoot Casebook updated: Sightings And Encounters from 1818 to 2004 [Paperback]|
November 1, 2005
By Janet Bord and Colin Bord
Foreword by Loren Coleman
The Bigfoot Casebook (both the original and the updated version)is a great resource for anyone who studies the Bigfoot phenomena. Whether a field researcher, or of the more Fortean variety, the individual interested in Bigfoot needs this book. In fact, anyone who is interested in Bigfoot who is serious about research needs this book.
This book is also fun for the person who is curious about Bigfoot, even if not a researcher.
Where ever you fall on the scale of interest, the book is an excellent resource.
While the book is a useful research tool, it isn't pedantic or difficult to read. The person who's curious about Bigfoot and enjoys reading about Bigfoot or Sasquatch will find this book a nice and easy to read collection of Bigfoot encounters.
Casebook doesn't delve deeply into any one particular Bigfoot case; that's not the purpose of the book. It's an excellent guide to specific dates, locations, etc. of Bigfoot activity/sightings.
One thing I personally appreciated was the inclusion of so-called "paranormal Bigfoot" events; those encounters involving UFOs, Bigfoot, and other anomalous phenomena.
Bigfoot Casebook gives a history of Bigfoot sightings, and presents a time line and context of sightings that any Bigfoot researcher, as well anyone with a more casual interest, will find usefull and enjoyable.
Bigfoot Encounters in New York & New England [Paperback]|
By Paul B. Bartholomew and Robert E. Bartholomew
For over thirty years, two New York State brothers, Robert and Paul Bartholomew, have methodically researched, documented, and studied the Bigfoot question in both New York and the New England states.
Bigfoot Encounters in Ohio : Quest for the Grassman [Import] [Paperback]|
By Christopher L. Murphy
In association with Joedy Cook and George Clappison
Mysteries Magazine review
State surveys of Bigfoot/Sasquatch activity are rare, and none to date approaches Bigfoot Encounters in Ohio's high level of excellence. Although a slim volume at 150 pages (index included), it delivers more than its retail price in quality of content and production.
From its glossy paper to its 141 brilliant illustrations, this book exemplifies small press publishing at its finest. More important, however, is the broad scope of its relatively abbreviated text, which manages to cover not only the Buckeye State's 153 Bigfoot reports between 1869 and 2004--with discrete subchapters for 43 counties and two major parks--but also to survey such diverse topics as the origin of Bigfoot's nickname, the 1967 Patterson film, and unknown primates reported from other parts of the world throughout human history.
In short, Bigfoot Encounters in Ohio is a satisfying feast of knowledge that no self-respecting cryptozoologist (armchair or otherwise) should omit from his
or her library. The
authors are veteran Bigfooters with some two decades of field research under their belts, and it shows in their finished product.
Bigfoot In Georgia [Paperback]|
January 1, 2010
By Jeffery Wells
I have to confess that just the title alone on this book sold me before the book had even been released. When I did receive my copy and read it, I was not disappointed. This really is the definitive treatment of the subject of Bigfoot in Georgia, or, as we here at the Georgia Bigfoot Society prefer to call him, Sasquatch. What I found most interesting about this book were the numerous historical accounts of Sasquatch in Georgia, including Indian stories and legends. And, for those inclined to pursue these stories in greater detail, the endnotes provided by by Mr. Wells were most informative. But the truly greatest highlight of this book was the author's treatment of the Elkins Creek cast. It was the most in depth and detailed account of that discovery that I have ever read.
So, in conclusion, I must admit that it was hard to find any fault with this book. It now has a permanent place on a shelf in my library of Sasquatchery, right along side of such classics as "Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science" by Dr. Jeff Meldrum and "Bigfoot Sasquatch Evidence" by Dr. Grover S. Krantz. I highly recommend it to any serious student of the Big Guy in Georgia.
Bigfoot Observer's Field Manual: A practical and easy-to-follow step-by-step guide to your very own face-to-face encounter with a legend
October 1, 2008
By Robert Morgan
Robert Morgan, a credible and experienced BF hunter, has drafted a manual for those interested in taking their chances and setting out to encounter one of these mystical creatures - follow his guidelines and you too will see one (although for obvious reasons he falls short of making specific promises or references). The author does not waste any time in clearly distinguishing himself and his methods from the rest of Bigfoot hunters clad in camo, toting loud speakers, fruits, telephoto lenses, and even weapons of all sorts. He patiently explains his peaceful and almost spiritual approach to his followers so they can prepare the right conditions to enable such an encounter. I actually thought his strategy made a lot of sense.
This is not a narrative of witness accounts, and most of the pictures are familiar to those who are worth their salt in hominid research. I only wish he included some more anecdotes and real life experiences tied to his suggestions in order to spice up his manual. However, the book deserves recognition for the way it provides and explains an alternative way of "hunting" these elusive creatures (for seasoned hunters and beginners alike).
Bigfoot Sasquatch: Evidence [Paperback]|
By Dr. Grover S. Krantz
Dr Grover Krantz, a Physical Anthropologist examines the objective evidence for the existence of the Sasquatch. This book was previously published in the early 1990's as "Big Foot Prints". This new edition is updated with the latest developments in this field. Among the evidence examined is the 1967 Roger Patterson film, the 1970 Bossburg cripple prints, the dermal ridge prints found by a U.S. Forestry worker in the 1980's. Dr. Krantz analyzes the objective physical evidence and also compares the physical description of the Sasquatch with Hominds known from the fossil record. Dr Kranz presents a strong case for G. Blacki as being the mostly likely match for the present day Sasquatch. There have been many books on this subject from lay persons, however this book is written by a leading Scientist and deals with facts and presents a levelheaded view of this subject. There is a fair amount of technical information however it is presented in a fashion that a lay person can easily understand. Several of Dr Krantz's published papers are in the appendix, these were originally published in academic anthropology publications. Dr Krantz has been studying this subject since the 1960's, when it was academic and scientific suicide to publicly express serious interest in this subject. He has pioneered the way for the later Scientists to investigate this subject without the censure he was subjected to in the 1970's and 1980's. Today it is considered acceptable to study cryptozoologic animals, however this has not always been the case. Dr. Krantz states that he believes the only way to settle this subject is for a physical specimen (a type speciment-that can be studied by Scientists). It is likely when this happens that the Sasquatch will then be declared an endangered species. Based on the known information, the Sasquatch is extremely shy, nocturnal, and is usually in densely forested areas. This may be one reason why there has not been a specimen taken to date. It is likely as more Scientists are involved in this investigation and lay persons that the proof of existence will be forthcoming. The reports have been occuring for hundreds of years and the physical descriptions are all remarkably similar. This animal has been sighted by police officers, clergy, military personnel, hunters and other credible witnesses. It is hard to read this volume and not be convinced that there is a strong case for the existence of this animal.
Cryptozoology A To Z: The Encyclopedia of Loch Monsters, Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and Other Authentic Mysteries of Nature [Paperback]|
August 5, 1999
By Loren Coleman and Jerome Clark
The Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, the Abominable Snowman -- these are the names of the elusive beasts that have caught the eye and captured the imaginations of people around the world for centuries. Recently, tales of these "monsters" have been corroborated by an increase in sightings, and out of these legends a new science has been born: cryptozoology -- the study of hidden animals.
Cryptozoology A to Z, the first encyclopedia of its kind, contains nearly two hundred entries, including cryptids (the name given to these unusual beasts), new animal finds, and the explorers and scientists who search for them. Loren Coleman, one of the world's leading cryptozoologists, teams up with Jerome Clark, editor and author of several encyclopedias, to provide these definitive descriptions and many never-before-published drawings and photographs from eyewitnesses' detailed accounts. Full of insights into the methods of these scientists, exciting tales of discovery, and the history and evolution of this field, Cryptozoology A to Z is the most complete reference ever of the newest zoological science.
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The Discovery of the Sasquatch: Reconciling Culture, History, and Science in the Discovery Process [Perfect Paperback]|
By John A. Bindernagel
Foreword by Leila Hadj-Chikh
For what is in this book, I think the price is very reasonable and confirms my own thoughts on the subject. Spend less time trying to convince people and more in trying to study the damn thing.
John has really surprised me with his two books. His first being the beginnings of a field guide on the Sasquatch and the latter, arguments that Sasquatch research falls right in line with all the other questionable subjects that have suffered the same fate only to be re-discovered on science's terms.
I love the parts where John brings up the fact that early Sasquatch reports detailed anatomical and behavioral features far in advance to those recently brought to light for the other great apes... like meat eating, branch breaking, throwing objects with accuracy, it's odor, to name a few. When science finally catches up with the rest of us, one of the first questions they will ask is what is known about this animal. Guess where they are going to look?
As John brings up, science knows that primates and other large mammals came across Beringia in the past. Asia and North America had Elephants, Humans, Camels, not to mention similar plant life. Arguing that there are no great ape fossils within this continent is not really the problem they want us to believe it is. For instance, what was the total amount of woolly mammoths in the Americas? What is the body size ratio of a Gigantopithecus specimen to that of a mammoth? How many remains of the mammoths were too large for nature to do them in compared to something the size of Giganto? You could get rodents carting off Giganto's bones and teeth, but a mammoth tusk? You could also get water, sand and wind erosion eating away a primate bones but something as large as a mammoth would out last them due to the shear bulk. What if the sudden extinction event was so powerful that smaller bodies got pulverized, blown or washed away, versus what we have found for mammoths?
Then there is the question of tar pits and what findings coming out of them are misidentified or even boxed up and left unpublished until further examination or more finds to complete them?
This, and Johns first book, are some of the very best books ever written on the subject in my opinion and should be included in the personal libraries of all those claiming to be researching or investigating the phenomena. No, I am not afraid of that word anymore.
Encounters with Bigfoot [Paperback]|
By John Green
Take this book for what it is. Human encounters with alleged sasquatches play a rather small role in the larger debate as to whether these creatures really exist. To my knowledge, this is the best collection of reported Sasquatch encounters currently available. A book specifically dedicated to such encounters belongs in the library of anyone who is interested in the subject. As such, this book is literally indispensable.
John Green writes well, and has an extensive background cataloguing reported encounters with Bigfoot. He began collecting and recording firsthand accounts in the 1950's. Various sources will claim that Green currently has spoken with between 1,000 and 3,000 individuals who claim to have witnessed the elusive animal. (The fact that this number varies so dramatically is a testament to the kind of second and third hand misinformation of which one needs to be wary in researching the "case" for Sasquatch). Encounters with Bigfoot is copyrighted 1980, and as of copyright date Green's files included approximately 1,000 reports from California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, combined. Taken collectively, those reports from the balance of North America comprise a substantially smaller number of files.
Encounters With Bigfoot provides the reader with a select subset of John Green's larger collection. As described in the book, alleged encounters with the animal itself (by western Europeans) or discoveries of possible tracks date back to 1811 in North America. The author gives considerable treatment to incidents dating to the 1800's, and he describes many alleged sightings and track discoveries that are quite interesting.
When Green cites period newspaper articles which indicate that some of California's earliest western European settlers (from the Gold Rush through the 1870's) were convinced that Gorillas lived in the California wilderness, it really makes you wonder.
Some of the cases that Green describes include individuals who claim to have had encounters on more than one occasion, or situations where multiple witnesses maintain that they saw a group of three or four of these animals together for an extended period. Most of the alleged encounters include full details including the names of the witnesses, dates, and relatively specific geographical locations.
One very interesting case came on the heels of a "flurry" of alleged Sasquatch activity around the Nooksack River, near Bellingham, WA, in the fall of 1975. Initially, there had been numerous reports of hairy bipeds in the area, and in one instance the captain of the police force had actually fired upon a six-foot tall, hair-covered animal in the brush.
Then, on the evening of October 23, 1975, the police sergeant answered a call where someone was believed to be pounding on the back wall of a house. No prowler was found, but there had been some damage to the property. Hours later, at 2:20 a.m., the sergeant responded to another call at the same property. Per Green, "[the sergeant's] spotlight quickly picked up what looked like a very large ape standing in the back yard." Apparently, the thing didn't flee, but simply crouched down as the sergeant approached, and then stayed in that position. Ultimately, seven people reportedly watched this "ape" in the officer's spotlight for "many minutes" during this early morning encounter. The sergeant maintains that he himself walked within 35 feet of the animal. In his official police report, the sergeant estimates that this "ape" stood between 7 and 8 feet tall. His report also provides detailed information about many of the other physical features of this animal. (pp.61-62)
This kind of stuff is fun to read. As I said above, this is perhaps the best currently available collection of such reports. Again, as such, it is indispensable.
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Enoch: A Bigfoot Story [Paperback]|
May 17, 2010
By Autumn Williams
As a child, Autumn Williams saw two hair-covered creatures standing in the woods behind her home in Washington State. She has spent her entire adult life seeking to understand why those non-human eyes held such an expression of human-like intelligence. What is the nature of a Sasquatch? Is it human? Animal? Or something in-between? How does Bigfoot live? How does it interact with others of its kind? And how would it interact with us? What would we learn about these creatures, if we stopped pursuing them... and they no longer avoided us? One man would finally offer answers to those questions. He is more than a witness. He is the friend of a wild man... and he calls him Enoch.
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Field Guide To Bigfoot, Yeti, & Other Mystery Primates Worldwide [Paperback]|
March 9, 1999
By Loren Coleman and Patrick Huyghe
Illustrated by Harry Trumbore
Explore the New Frontiers of Nature Neo-Giants, hairy, upright creatures-the classic Sasquatch-spotted and filmed by two men in Six Rivers National Forest, California...
True Giants, like the "nyalmo" of the Himalayas, the cannibals of folklore, often fifteen feet tall, leave startling two foot long, four-toed tracks in the mud and snow...
Merbeings, known as "chupacabras," spiny-backed primates frequently blamed for the mutilation of sheep, goats, and other animals, sighted last year in Puerto Rico, the United States and Brazil...
Thousands of reports of a wide variety of mysterious primates have intrigued humans since the beginning of recorded history, yet these shy and reclusive beings have eluded the most diligent attempts to verify their existence. Here is the first-ever comprehensive study on an astonishing variety of puzzling apelike and humanlike animals that are still being seen today. This fully referenced volume includes range maps and typical footprints for each type of undiscovered creature sighted around the world, as well as:Actual eyewitness accounts of sightingsDetailed IllustrationsNewest findings in an exciting branch of cryptozoologyLikeliest locales and most common subtypes for sightingAdvice on what to do if a sighting occursAnd much more!
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Field Guide to the Sasquatch (Sasquatch Field Guide Series) [Paperback]|
January 11, 1992
By David George Gordon
Hiking the Bigfoot Country (A Sierra Club Totebook) [Paperback]|
June 12, 1982
By John Hart
"Hiking the Bigfoot Country" is the first and still the only reasonably comprehensive guide to hiking in the rugged Klamath Mountains of northern California and southwest Oregon, a fascinating region including the Siskiyous, the Trinity Alps, and many other destinations. Though in need of updating, the book remains in steady demand as a tool for hikers and conservationists wishing to explore a part of the world known for Bigfoot sightings, rare flowering plants and trees, wild rivers and spiny peaks, and wilderness solitude.
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The Historical Bigfoot [Paperback]|
August 22, 2006
By Chad Arment
The Historical Bigfoot covers sightings of Wild Men, Gorillas, Yahoos, and What-Is-It's, from the early 1800s to the 1940s. Before the term "Bigfoot" was coined to signify an unknown species of North American primate, sightings of towering bipedal apes were reported throughout the continent, but called a variety of names. This book compiles and sorts the most significant sightings, but also provides a look at hoaxes, misidentifications, and the influential perspective of newspaper editors as they dealt with reports of a strange hairy manlike ape.
The Hoopa Project: Bigfoot Encounters in California [Paperback]|
August 31, 2008
By David Paulides
Illustrated by Harvey Pratt
This book, written by former police investigator Paulides, covers a 3-year investigation into the Hoopa Reservation and town just 14 miles north of the Bigfoot Capitol of the World, Willow Creek, California. He interviews many natives of the area and has each of them sign an affidavit, attesting to each witness' truthfulness. There are photos of all the witnesses, and also of the locations these sightings took place in. An interesting note is that some of the sightings took place in the same proximity and within less than a mile from each other. The witnesses' tales are quite compelling and stark in their detail, but Paulides has gone beyond just giving witnesses' descriptions-he also brings in forensic artist Harvey Pratt, who has done quite a bit of sketch work for the FBI and Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and did the initial sketches of the BTK Killer, the Green River Killer, Ted Bundy, Henry Lucas, Otis O'Toole and many other famous cases, and utilizes his skills in forensic art to bring a truer picture of the witnesses' sightings to life, which he does in bold detail. The Sasquatch creatures portrayed by Pratt as described by the witnesses describe a more humanlike face than apelike, whcih is quite fascinating. I highly recommend this book.
Impossible Visits: The Inside Story of Interactions with Sasquatch at Habituation Sites [Paperback]|
February 2, 2009
By Christopher Noel
Until very recently, our only publicly shared knowledge of Sasquatch (aka Bigfoot) came through chance encounters, fleeting glimpses, and the rare piece of movie or video footage. Yet meanwhile, throughout North America, certain people were busy pursuing private knowledge much more effectively. Now, Impossible Visits, the first book of its kind, chronicles the groundbreaking work of such ordinary human beings who have experienced, sometimes for many years, consistent Sasquatch visitations to their homes and properties (at "habituation sites") and have sought--in the great and humane spirit of Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey--to learn from this retiring, intelligent, primate species. The book features half a dozen richly detailed first-person testimonials, which convey a textured sense of the nature and behavior of Sasquatch, and of the interactions one can have with members of this ancient race. This inter-species relationship is very strange and oblique, because Sasquatch has survived alongside Homo sapiens, down through the eons, thanks only to enormous stealth, to maintaining a necessary physical distance. The contributors to this book have succeeded, however, through patience and good will, not in erasing this distance but in establishing a mutual trust that allows for nonverbal, acoustical communication, the regular exchange of food and gifts, and even occasional clear sightings. Impossible Visits also covers the author's own fieldwork in northern Vermont, as well as other late-breaking developments in the burgeoning field of Sasquatch research.
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The Locals: A Contemporary Investigation of the Bigfoot/Sasquatch Phenomenon [Paperback]|
By Thom Powell
Bigfoots ARE The Locals. They live here. They were here before we humans showed up on the continent and they will likely outlast us. This is a 'bigfoot book' yet it probes much deeper than a simple treatment of the hackneyed question of 'Does Bigfoot exist?'. This book delves into such questions as why bigfoots exist, why they behave as they do, and why they have not yet been, and may never be dragged into the spotlight of science and the media. And don't look to 'science' for answers, because science is currently unequipped to shed any light on this profound anthropological mystery.
Meet the Sasquatch [Paperback]|
By Christopher L Murphy
In association with John Green and Thomas Steenburg
A highly illustrated presentation on the main findings related to Sasquatch or Bigfoot creatures. The work traces the possible existence of these creatures from early references found in First Nations art to present day sightings and encounters.
Monsters of New Jersey: Mysterious Creatures in the Garden State [Paperback]|
By Loren Coleman and Bruce G. Hallenbeck
Bizarre beasts stalk New Jersey, from down the shore to the creepy Pine Barrens and even in many of the bustling cities. This book presents stories of the best known of the Garden State's cryptid population, including Big Red Eye, the state's resident Bigfoot, found in the Great Swamp of Somerset County; Monkey-Man of Hoboken, an urban Sasquatch; the Lizardman of Great Meadows; and, the state's most infamous creature, the Jersey Devil.
"Monsters of New Jersey" is a must-have for paranormal researchers and casual readers alike. It should remind everyone that the unknown is not confined to distant mountain ranges and impenetrable forests. The country road, the local lake and patches of wilderness between major arteries can offer unexpected chills...and can take you by surprise!
Monsters of Pennsylvania: Mysterious Creatures in the Keystone State [Paperback]|
April 1, 2010
By Patty A. Wilson
The book is written in an engaging, easy to read way that allows you to be immersed in the stories of encounters from all over the state. I liked the way the stories were witness accounts but retold in a organized, easy to follow manner. I am hoping the author tackles other monsters in other states, soon.
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Monsters of Texas [Paperback]|
May 27, 2010
By Ken Gerhard and Nick Redfern
Texas - or the Lone Star State, as it is affectionately and widely known - is the second largest U.S. state in both area and population, and contains both colorful and majestic landscapes that range from desert to plains, and forest to wild canyons. But that is not all: all across Texas there lurks a wide array of monsters, mysterious beasts and diabolical creatures that science tells us do not exist - but that a significant percentage of the good folk of Texas certainly know otherwise.
Mountain Mysteries: The Mystic Traditions of Appalachia [Paperback]|
April 1, 2007
By Larry Thacker
A near-obsessive pursuit of ghost stories and odd superstitions cranks up this serious study of Appalachian tales of the supernatural and their origin in both old-world customs and real historical events. An effort to preserve and record one aspect of a dying way of life, the book relies on interviews and historic documents to search for the facts behind local lore of murder, witchcraft, and weird hauntings. Several campfire-worthy ghost stories are recounted in their entirety—including "The Swinging Gate of Fern Lake Hollow"—and an unexpectedly large number of stories about aliens and UFOs provide an interesting comparison of three-century-old mysteries and those stirred up in comparatively recent times
Natures Secret Agents [Paperback]|
January 19, 1999
By Thomas Keith Burnette
Natures secret agents starts out when a man walking a timber boundary is ran out of the woods by an ape type creature thought to be a Sasquatch....Mystified and scared to death he tries to make friends with them by leaving out food for them...To his amazement they began to leave him small amounts of wild mushrooms and acorns... He is able to photograph the creatures, and they take him through a nightmarish hell through the next 10 years. Not understanding their ways or habits he stumbles trying to make friends with them. The dominant male does not like his activities and makes mock attacks when Brunette goes to feed. Not believing his eyes he sees the male one day and it is big as a horse, now he believes the giant prehistoric ape believed to be extinct is well and alive here in North Carolina.....and is flourishing with a social group of them.... Tom Brunettes keeps a well written journal of all his activities, and in the end of the book he finds a baby Sasquatch or ape next to his dog feeding pan in his back yard. The baby had just been birthed and he takes it to the woods hoping his mother would return for the infant, she never did and he found the remains a couple of weeks later.....He sent the remains to a DNA research facility and is still waiting for the results, so far after eight months the dna strainds have not been traceable to any known species... This book is a true story and probably one of the most in-depth studies ever conducted by any Bigfoot researcher in the world....Read the book and make up your own mind.....
Notes From the Field: Tracking North America's sasquatch [Paperback]|
February 21, 2010
By William Jevning
From the most ancient time of human existence, stories of strange man-animals have been passed down in legends and myth. These stories have been told in all parts of the world, and are remarkably similar. How could such stories be created, and why? Could the collective unconscious memory of humanity hold within it lurking shadows of creatures we once knew? Creatures that today exist only as legend and myth-could there be more-is there more? Fossil records firmly establish that once there did exist a giant ape- like creature called Gigantopithecus. Scientists have determined that this ape-like creature was between 10 and 12 feet in height and weighed approximately 1,200 pounds. This creature actually did exist, but no one really knows much more about about it other than its weight and height, and no one knows anything about its behavioral characteristics. Could it have been the ancestor to the sasquatch of today? no one really knows-nor does it matter. The simple fact that such creatures did exist at one time makes the possibility of ape-like giants existing today real. "Notes From the Field, Tracking North America's sasquatch" is a study into this issue, it covers ancient descriptions from different parts of the world and tracks this creature to modern times and discusses recent field discoveries.
Raincoast Sasquatch: The Bigfoot / Sasquatch Records of Southeast Alaska, Coastal British Columbia & Northwest Washington from Puget Sound to
By J. Robert Alley
Leave the civilised world behind as 'Raincoast Sasquatch' takes you out into the rain-drenched forests of the Pacific Northwest on the trail of a living, breathing species of hominid, unlike any known primate today. Enjoy the mystery as you explore the existence of this elusive creature along the remote coasts of British Columbia and Alaska. This is an impressive collection of the first-hand accounts, historical reports and Native folklore that surround Bigfoot/Sasquatch. Sure to be enjoyed by believers and skeptics alike, this book will make you take a closer look into forests everywhere.
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Really Mysterious Pennsylvania: UFOs, Bigfoot & Other Weird Encounters Casebook One [Paperback]|
April 5, 2010
By Stan Gordon
Edited by John David Kudrick
Stan Gordon has been researching strange occurrences in Pennsylvania since 1959. He has been involved with the investigation of thousands of mysterious events including UFO sightings, encounters with strange creatures such as Bigfoot, Black panthers, thunderbirds, as well as many other very weird events. Gordon's new illustrated book covers some of the unusual events that have come to his attention over the years. Included in the book are accounts of very close range encounters with mysterious creatures and Unidentified Flying Objects. Some of the fascinating cases you will read about include: • Huge Metallic Object Blocks Roadway • Did A UFO Cause A Train Derailment? • Was Video Of Hovering UFO Confiscated? • Man Stands Underneath UFO • Hiker Stares Down Bigfoot • The FBI & The Derry Township Creature • Police Search for Black Panther • Loaves of Ice from the sky
Recasting Bigfoot: Uncovering the Truth About Sasquatch Amidst the Hype of Bigfoot [Paperback]|
November 12, 2010
By Gian J. Quasar
This is not a book about Bigfoot. It’s not a compilation of sightings out to prove the giant cone-headed legend of the forest exists. Rather it is a book that looks behind the folklore to uncover the facts . . .and not only the facts but the very first facts and evidence.
Most people know that the modern legend of Bigfoot evolved out of the old Indian stories of the Sasquatch. But what most people do not know is that Sasquatch represented two tribes of primitive Indians that lived deep in the mountainous Saskahaua District of British Columbia. One tribe spoke something akin to the Douglas dialect. To the Indians they were giants. The irony, however, is that to the shorter races of the Pacific Northwest giant always meant 6 and a half feet tall.
Anthropologists, sociologists and journalists have written books and chronicled sightings and endorsed footprints that depended on White Man’s mistake of thinking giant meant something 8 or 9 feet tall. But author Gian J. Quasar takes up the pen of an Historian for Recasting Bigfoot and exposes 50 years of modern myth. Seeking primary sources he discovers the actual footprint of the Sasquatch was preserved long before the hype of Bigfoot and popular myth. Following this true but radically different footprint he is able to build the image of the real Sasquatch and reveal the origins of the frightening “animal human” described in old frontier journals and Indian histories.
Despite 50 years of hype and hyperbole this is really the first book on the true Sasquatch. What underlies the bloated legend of Bigfoot is actually far more disturbing and intriguing than the popular myth-- disturbing because for 50 years “researchers” ignored the real footprint in order to chase their own created chimera; intriguing because there really was something startling to find. Recasting Bigfoot is both an exposé of Bigfootery and a search for the identity of both tribes of “Sasquatch men.”
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Sasquatch: The Apes Among Us [Paperback]|
June 30, 2006
By John Willison Green
With the explosion of knowledge taking place in recent decades, scientists are constantly discovering that things they have been certain about are wrong: the continents they thought had been in place forever actually drift around; the cells we are made of are not simple but infinitely complex; our genus has been on Earth many times longer than they thought. And increasingly, there is compelling evidence that scientists are wrong about our living relatives. One thing considered certain was that the giants and wild men in stories from all over the world are entirely imaginary. Now that belief is under serious challenge. Forty-five years ago, giant footprints found in northern California brought Bigfoot to the attention of many and revived interest in Canada's Sasquatch. Every year since then additional evidence has accumulated, and now that witnesses can submit information via the internet, the trickle of reports has become a flood. John Green has been in the thick of things from the beginning. In "Sasquatch, The Apes Among Us", first published in 1978, he sampled the evidence from the earliest records up to the late 1970s and from all around the world, then concentrated on two aspects of the subject: the nature of the animal described and the wealth of reports from parts of North America outside the Pacific Northwest. When it came out, "The Apes Among Us" was acclaimed as the definitive work on the fascinating subject of whether humans share North America with a giant bipedal primate that is unknown to science. Since then, evidence for the existence of that unknown primate has grown exponentially, and individual scientists have written books about aspects of it. Remarkably, however, to most of the scientific world, the evidence remains unknown and unexplored, and for those who do follow the subject this is still the definitive book.
Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science [Paperback]|
September 4, 2007
By Dr. Jeff Meldrum
"Jeff Meldrum's book Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science brings a much needed level of scientific analysis to the Sasquatch - or Bigfoot - debate. Does Sasquatch
exist? There are
countless people - especially indigenous people - in different parts of America who claim to have seen such a creature. And in many parts of the world I meet
those who, in a matter-
of-fact way, tell me of their encounters with large, bipedal, tail-less hominids. I think I have read every article and every book about these creatures, and
while most scientists are
not satisfied with existing evidence, I have an open mind."
"Jeff Meldrum is a scientist, an expert in human locomotor adaptations. In Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science he examines all evidence critically, not to force a
conclusion, but to
establish a baseline of facts upon which further research can depend. His science is not submerged by opinion and dogmatic assumption. With objectivity and
insight he analyzes
evidence from tracks, skin ridges on the soles of feet, film footage, and DNA, and he compares it to that on primates and various other species. He
disentangles fact from anecdote,
supposition, and wishful thinking, and concludes that the search for yeti and sasquatch is a valid scientific endeavor. By offering a critical scrutiny,
Sasquatch does more for this
field of investigation than all the past arguments and polemics of contesting experts."
Shady Neighbors [Paperback]|
March 9, 2011
By Thom Powell and Guy Edwards
A rural living family is threatened by imminent development of their rural landscape. At the same time, members of the family begin to notice other strange things occurring around them that seem to indicate that they have been somehow singled-out for some unknown purpose. While the family is trying to figure out how to use the unknown force, the unknown force is also figuring out how to use the family. Ultimately, an uneasy partnership forms as the forces of 'human energy' and 'a greater good' learn how to play on the same team. Baseball has long provided a metaphor for the struggles of our human condition. As one can see from the unique cover art by Guy Edwards, the author has crafted the first fictional story in human history that humorously combines bigfoot and baseball.
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Strange Kentucky Monsters [Paperback]|
May 28, 2010
By Michael Newton
Examine reports of cryptids, a ball python snake found in a rental car, and a one-eyed ape near the Kentucky River. Includes a comprehensive list of alleged Bigfoot encounters, alien big cats, fresh-water phantoms, cold-blooded creatures, and monsters so strange they defy classification.
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Teluke A Big Foot Account: A Personal Account of Interaction with an Older Race of Spiritual Beings [Paperback]|
November 21, 2008
By White Song Eagle
If one understands a bit about quantum science you begin to understand that our bodies, in fact our reality is not what we perceive it to be. Speeding up the vibratory rate of molecules changes the density of seemingly solid objects, which is mostly space anyway. H2O becomes solid (ice), liquid (water) or vapor (steam) and our bodies are mostly water and space. Allowing quantum mechanics to maintain the founding perception of reality in this book, one steers clear of science fiction in this no holds barred recounting of interaction with Sasquatch, or Big Foot. The author tells of a year and a half of her life as she tends to a Big Foot family on the family horse farm. Unlike other reports, White Song's sensitive perception picks up the vibration of the Big Foot when they are unnoticed by others and allows interaction with them. Many unusual insights are revealed and much can be gained by digesting this intelligently written book with an open mind. Many of the states of consciousness and states of unconsciousness are detailed in Eckhart Tolle's book "A New Earth" (from the Opra show). Remarkable in content, exciting and a fun read whether one believes or not. Excellent food for thought.
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Tom Slick: True Life Encounters in Cryptozoology [Paperback]|
July 1, 2002
By Loren Coleman
This true story of Texas millionaire Tom Slick's quest for the Abominable Snowman and other cryptids-creatures unknown to science-reveals a life made for the movies. Fascinating stories of Slick's early brushes with adventure such as his stepfather's abduction by George "Machine Gun" Kelly in 1933 and his creation of a research facility near Loch Ness are followed by his later expeditions into Nepal and the Pacific Northwest in search of the yeti and its counterpart, the Sasquatch. The story of Slick's amazing, fanatic, and driven search for the stuff of legends takes readers on a whirlwind journey from the dense temperate rainforests of Washington State to the icy peaks of the Himalayas-and shows that sometimes cryptids leave the halls of the imagination and are found and captured, as proved by the giant panda and the Komodo dragon, leaving readers to wonder what more there is to be discovered.
Tribal Bigfoot [Paperback]|
May 25, 2009
By David Paulides
Illustrated by Harvey Pratt
We have all heard how a movie sequel is usually better than the original. The Empire Strikes Back, Godfather II, Transformers II. Well, in books, sometimes a sequel comes along that blows its predecessor away; that has happened with the new book Tribal Bigfoot. Those who read David's excellent original book last year (the Bigfoot Book of the Year 2008) know that there was a good deal of reports from the Hoopa reservation in Northwest California. For Tribal, David revisits the NW part of the Golden State, by going to Del Norte, Siskiyou, Humboldt and Trinity Counties to investigate more reports that have been investigated by him and his team. He also revisits Hoopa by asking the witnesses who did not have sketches done for Project to have the sketches made by Harvey Pratt the famed forensic artist, which they are. But Paulides goes beyond NW California in this book; he also travels to the Sooner State of Oklahoma to interview eyewitnesses, as well as to The Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota. Not only are there witnesses interviewed and sketches drawn of eyewitness accounts, but Paulides also comes to some startling conclusions as to the true nature of the Sasquatch, via DNA tests and just talking to the eyewitnesses and hearing their descriptions. The DNA tests yield some very surprising results, and Dave follows the evidence as he sees it to its conclusions-that Bigfoot is truly more human than ape, and that they have a language, according to reports he has investigated of witnesses hearing what sounds like Native American language coming from the woods, and also hearing from Native American elders that if a Native American speaks to a Sasquatch in their native tongue, the Sasquatch will understand it. I cannot recommend this book highly enough, and give it not 5, not 6, not even 9, but 10 stars!!!!!! Well-done, Dave and Harvey!!!!!!
TRUE GIANTS: Is Gigantopithecus Still Alive? [Paperback]|
November 29, 2010
By Mark A. Hall and Loren Coleman
Do giant primates larger than gorillas, taller than Sasquatch and Yetis, still exist in the remotest corners of the globe? Famed cryptozoologists Mark A. Hall and Loren Coleman join forces to share their knowledge of this unexplored and neglected topic in cryptozoology. Bigfoot researchers have long been mystified, even embarrassed, by reports of giant hairy apes larger than Bigfoot, and as a result eyewitness reports of what Hall and Coleman call True Giants have never been fully considered in the broader zoological context. Reviewing the evidence found in traditions and footprints, folklore and sightings, the authors of this groundbreaking volume present for the first time in one place the wide-ranging argument for the possible survival of a giant species of primate that we know lived on Earth for millions of years. TRUE GIANTS breaks a cryptozoological taboo.
Valley of the Skookum: Four Years of Encounters With Bigfoot [Paperback]|
October 13, 2006
By Sali Sheppard-wolford
Foreword by Autumn Williams
A four-year story of ongoing encounters between the author, Sali Sheppard-Wolford and a group of Bigfoot that played in her yard and thunderously walked by her house in the dead of night.
Four years of encounters with a group of Bigfoot in Orting, Washington. Investigations of Bigfoot and other strange phenomena in the area. In addition to the Bigfoot encounters, Sheppard-Wolford describes her spirit journeys with the Indian guide, Dream Walker, and investigations of other strange phenomena near Orting, including an old UFO crash where the old newspapers reporting the crash have mysteriously disappeared and spirit lights that appeared on the ridge above the river.
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Visits from the Forest People:|
An Eyewitness Report of Extended Encounters with Bigfoot [Paperback]
January 1, 2011
By Julie Scott
Foreword by Sali Sheppard-Wolford
Bigfoot: Myth or real? A Washington woman , Julie Scott ,and her family say that these legendary creatures are very real, more intelligent than previously thought and may be more human then primate.Read about their actual sightings, interactions and experiences in "VISITS FROM THE FOREST PEOPLE",published by Pine Winds Press.
Follow along with the day by day journal entries as The Scott Family discovers what has been watching them, where the strange screams and vocalizations were coming from, what made the dozens of large footprints found in their yard on many occasions (see some actual pictures) and their surprising conclusions about that Bigfoot is not what they originally thought they were. As long-term witnesses, their perspectives are unique compared to those with brief sightings and should be seriously noted.
You will also find chapters on known Bigfoot habits, explanations of possible "paranormal" behavior,at least ten theories of their origins, ancient and historical recorded accounts of their existence,other present day stories of eyewitness encounters and much more!
The striking book cover is a near replica of the family's home, yard & Bigfoot creatures they personally saw, painted by artist Alexa Evans.
Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide [Paperback]|
June 18, 1997
By Robert Michael Pyle
Yetis, Sasquatch & Hairy Giants (Unexplained Phenomena the Para) [Paperback]|
January 29, 2010
By David Hatcher Childress
Author and adventurer David Hatcher Childress takes the reader on a fantastic journey across the Himalayas to Europe and North America in his quest for Yeti, Sasquatch and Hairy Giants. Childress begins with his own decades-long quest for the Yeti in Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and other areas of the Himalayas, and then proceeds to his research into Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Skunk Apes in North America. He includes recent discoveries in the field of Yeti and Bigfoot research, as well important case histories. Tons of illustrations and a color photo section bring the astonishing subject to life! Chapters include: The Call of the Yeti; Abominable Snowmen of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan; The Wild Hairy Man of Mongolia; Legends and Lore of Giants; On the Trail of the Sasquatch; Ivan Marx and the Legend of Bigfoot; The Du Pont Monster and Bigfoot in the Midwest; Something Watching in the Woods; more.
About the Author
David Hatcher Childress, known as the real-life Indiana Jones to the many fans of his books, is a captivating speaker and the author or coauthor of over 20 books. He has traveled the world several times over, seeking adventure and the answers to the mysteries of mankind s past. Born in France in 1957 and raised in the mountains of Colorado and Montana, David s curiosity about the world was piqued at a young age. After more than 20 years of investigating these arcane subjects, David finds his unique views and ideas gaining popularity. He has appeared on numerous television shows.
|DVDs, VIDEOS & DOWNLOADS|
The Legend Of The Honey Island Swamp Monster|
Directed by Dana Holyfield
MonsterQuest: Season Three, Set One|
The History Channel's "MonsterQuest" series
Discover the truth behind the world s most persistent and compelling monster stories, from MegaJaws to the Swamp Beast of Boggy Creek, the Lake Demon to the Abominable Snowman. Using the latest technology to search for legendary creatures, MonsterQuest attempts to get to the bottom of these mysterious sightings in another fascinating season.
Throughout history there have been countless sightings of mysterious creatures, from Megladon, the father of the great white shark; to gators in the sewer, a result of the rising gator populations clashing with human encroachment; to the Snow Beast of the Colorado Rockies that is thought to be hunting the elk population while fleeing man. Most of what we know of these creatures comes from campfire stories, blurry films and grainy photographs. In Season three, MonsterQuest brings science and technology to bear on these creatures of legend and seeks new, reliable evidence of their existence. Open-eyed historical research and hardcore analysis set the stage for groundbreaking field work: high- tech expeditions to the terrain these famous monsters are said to inhabit. Deploying state-of-the-art equipment, each episode scientifically examines the best evidence available, from pictures and video, to hair and bones, to actual eyewitness accounts. From pilots to policemen to ship captains, a number of seemingly credible people have seen things they can t explain. One part history, one part science and one part monsters, MonsterQuest discovers the truth in these sightings, and the legendary creatures behind them.
Legend of Boggy Creek (1972) - DVD|
Directed by Charles B. Pierce
Starring Willie E. Smith and John P. Hixon
This new version of LEGEND OF.., WOW, what a difference from the initial crummy release of this movie on dvd. Make sure you get this one, the picture is a hundred times clearer, the sound is so much better, I felt transported back in time, like I was watching it on the big screen. The shots of the monster are super clear and I can't express enough how this clear version makes a huge Total different watching experience then the first dvd release of this classic. For those of you who have the crummy first release of the dvd, with the mysterios white dot in the right corner of the entire movie...guess what....it's gone!!!on this new clearer, so much clearer DVD!!!!
Ancient Mysteries - Bigfoot (A&E; DVD Archives)|
Narratedd by Leonard Nimoy
An exciting adventure into the dark forests of the pacific northwest to follow the trail of the most-sighted most-popular mysthical beast in the world. Studio: A&e; Home Video Release Date: 04/26/2005
If you do or do not believe in this, it is worth a look. My personal belief is about 50/50 - how can almost 2000 of these things (according to the DVD) be alive and we only have a few shaky. blurry, far away videos and footprints of it - nothing more? You be the judge.
Sasquatch Horror Collection (1977) DVD|
Actors: Bo Svenson, Yvette Mimieux
Directors: Ed Ragozzino, Herb Wallerstein
Sasquatch Mountain (DVD)|
Starring Lance Henriksen and Michael Worth
The plot of the film concerns an attractive young woman who, due to an unfortunate car accident, is abducted by a gang of bank robbers and forced to flee with them into the Arizona wilderness. The group is pursued by several law enforcement officers; all must join forces when they learn they are the prey of the Sasquatch. Naturally people get picked off one by one, but the gore is not excessive. The portrayal of the Sasquatch at the end even manages to be sympathetic.
OK, it's not "Citizen Kane." But when it comes to Bigfoot movies, you could do worse. Believe me.
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