There have been a rash of sightings of Sasquatch (a.k.a BigFoot) in the territories of the Lakota-Sioux this year. The screams heard by this creature are usually the first clue that Sasquatch is nearby, bone-chilling sounds, frightening enough to curdle the blood, according to those who have heard these nocturnal cries.
During one sighting (and accompanying screams), the police were called; a thermal imaging camera picked up a very large heat signature; this was witnessed by six officers charged with enforcing the law.
Terrified families have been known to turn their homes into forts when they hear a BigFoot howl in nearby woods; local police (in the South Dakota area) have found panicked citizens armed with knives and guns, huddled inside their living room area, furniture upturned for protection, their dogs cowering in a corner.
BigFoot is usually described as a large, hairy, bipedal humanoid, an ape-like creature, ranging between 6–10 feet tall, weighing in excess of 500 pounds. Many BigFoot believers contend that the same or similar creatures are found around the world under different regional names, most prominently the “Yeti” of the Himalayas.
Alleged witnesses have described large eyes, a pronounced brow ridge, and a low-set forehead; the top of the head has been described as rounded and crested, similar to the sagittal crest of the male gorilla.
BigFoot is commonly reported (by those who claim to have encountered it) to have a strong, extremely unpleasant smell. Enormous footprints (for which it is named) have been as large as 24 inches long and 8 inches wide. While most casts have five toes—like all known apes—some casts of alleged BigFoot tracks have anywhere from two to six toes.
It is important to note that the legendary Sasquatch creature has never been known to harm anyone. Proponents of BigFoot’s existence also claim that that the creature is omnivorous.
Rene Dahinden (now deceased) was one the most dedicated researchers of Sasquatch. The following quote is attributed to him: “Some people say that the Sasquatch is just a mythological creature. Nothing to do… it’s not a real creature, flesh and blood. If the creature is a mythological creature, the mythology has to COME FROM SOMEPLACE. It doesn’t just pop out of a Kellogg’s Corn Flakes box!”