Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 2007 - Science - 304 pages
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In this landmark work on a subject too often dismissed as paranormal or disreputable, Jeffrey Meldrum gives us the first book on sasquatch to be written by a scientist with impeccable academic credentials, an objective look at the facts in a field mined with hoaxes and sensationalism. Meldrum reports on the work of a team of experts from a wide variety of fields who were assembled to examine the evidence for a large, yet undiscovered, North American primate. He reviews the long history of this mystery--which long predates the "bigfoot" flap of the late fifties--and explains all the scientific pros and cons in a clear and accessible style, amplified by over 150 illustrations. Anyone who has pondered the mysteries of human evolution will be fascinated and eager to join Dr. Meldrum in drawing their own conclusion.

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Review: Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science

User Review  - Rainboe Sims-Jones - Goodreads

Sasquatch is a highly researched study presenting the possibility of an undiscovered North American ape. Meldrum argues that as homo erectus may have survived to the same time as modern Homo sapiens ... Read full review

Review: Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science

User Review  - John - Goodreads

A book in the "Bigfoot" world that stands out for its honest evaluation of the evidence. Just say that you're interested in "Bigfoot" and watch the look on people's faces as they think, "wow, this guy ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
17
Cryptozoology
45
Ray Wallace at Bluff Creek
65
Native American Traditional Knowledge
77
Gigantopithecus
91
The Skookum Body Cast
107
Photographics and Forensic Measurements
125
Bob Gimlins
137
SCIENTIFIC REACTION TO THE PATTERSONGIMLIN FILM
157
DERMATOGLYPHICS
253
DNA AND PHYSICAL EVIDENCE
261
THE EVIDENCE WEIGHED AND MEASURED
271
Selected Bibliography
277
Index
285
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About the author (2007)

DR. JEFFREY MELDRUM is an Associate Professor of Anatomy and Anthropology at Idaho State University.

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