Essay On Sasquatch

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It seems common, that when someone claims that a monster with extraordinary strength is real, they instantly lose all credibility. Many people devote their entire lives to finding these monsters, or chasing legends, but end up no closer than when the began. These creatures are similar and their differences are found in different cultures. Sasquatch is typically larger than Yeti, Sasquatch is more of an American legend while Yeti is said to be near Nepal, and, while they are both known for being wild, Sasquatch is typically more violent. There are several different descriptions in the lores about Sasquatch, Bigfoot, Yeti, and the Abominable Snowman. It is very common that when a Bigfoot sighting occurs, that authorities will write it off as a black bear sighting. Whether it is Bigfoot or the Abominable Snowman that is involved, hair samples are contradicting. It does seem “...unlikely that they could fly under the radar for so long” (Robson, David). The Yeti is smaller than bigfoot and generally has reddish hair. Which is different from a black bear. In 1921 Howard Bury tried to climb Mount Everest and saw a Yeti on his way down, according to an article by Joyce Bynum.
The Yeti, and the Abominable Snowman are generally identical which could be the result
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Jerry was a tractor operator, and found footprints in the mud that were sixteen inches long, hence the name,“Bigfoot”. In the same article, the fact that Native Americans believed in a “Sasquatch” was also mentioned. “Sasquatch”, actually means hairy giant, and this belief has been hundreds of years old. This article also referenced the BFRO which is known for researching bigfoot and mentions that many states in North America have at least 100 sightings each. Washington state had a total of 567 sightings, which is a considerable amount of claims. Most of the places Bigfoot is seen are rural, and not heavily
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