Bigfoot Exposed: An Anthropologist Examines America's Enduring Legend

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Rowman Altamira, 2004 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 276 pages
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The myth of Bigfoot has captured the popular imagination since the creature's first public debut in 1958--numerous citations of "evidence," newspaper articles, books, hysterical personal accounts, and even Hollywood movies illustrate the American public's enduring romance with the Sasquatch. The scientific community on the whole, however, has stubbornly refused to comment on what it views as a very tall tale, though Bigfoot's existence continues to be hotly argued between proponents of the beast and its skeptics. Now, biological anthropologist and primate physiology specialist David J. Daegling enters the fray to offer both sides of the dispute benefit of objective scientific study. A well-crafted read, Bigfoot Exposed will prove to be as much a model of scientific method for anthropologists and researchers as it is an engaging and persuasive debunking of the myth of Bigfoot.

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Now where in this book proves that some circus lost an chipanzee. If the author wants to use that as a reason to prove that Jacko was just an escaped chimp, then he should have the actual report from the owner of the animal/circus and a wildlife foundation being told or reported to about this.
Yet none of that is given.
The author just assumes that this has taken place.
So, it's a wasted read in my book.

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A NWBigfootTV Fave!!


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The Natural History of Bigfoot
The Social History of Bigfoot
Bigfoot Scrutinized Why the Greatest Hits Are All Misses
The Patterson Film
Further Musings on Footprints
Three Red Herrings
A Science of Sasquatch?
The Eyewitness Problem
The Bardin Booger
The Phenomenon
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David J. Daegling, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Florida, is a biological anthropologist specializing in the study of primate anatomy and biomechanics.

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