A Dallas businessman, who for some unfathomable reason is choosing to stay anonymous, told an East Texas TV station that he has several photos of "a bigfoot," taken in Shelby County and just outside Dallas. (The video above comes from KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News.)
The man told KLTV's Bob Hallmark that he was camping in Shelby County when a bigfoot lobbed an enormous stone in his direction. Actually, although the news report doesn't dwell on this much, he claims to have seen not just one, but a "family group" of bigfoots -- or maybe bigfeet.
"An object landed within 10 feet of us that I know of no human being able to throw it that far," he told Hallmark, adding: "There was one about 10-foot tall. A family group drew in close, three of which got within 15 feet of me. It looked like something out of a Steven Spielberg movie, not human as I know it."
This news comes courtesy of Texas Monthly's Sonia Smith, who points out that this weekend was also Cryptopalooza , in which groups of bigfoot and Sasquatch hunters flocked to Jefferson, Texas, for a two-day conference. All of the presenters appear to have been white men with creative facial hair, which we suppose is a mystery for a different conference.
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The crack science team over at Texla Crypto Zoological Research Group, which focuses on bigfoot and Sasquatch sightings, was intrigued by the Dallas man's shots.
"You can actually make out what looks like a pair of eyes," Texla leader Mike Hall told KLTV. "There's something there that is staring back at him taking video of it. The question is, 'What is it?'"
Hall adds that the video is, "interesting. It's not definitive." Good to hear it straight from the experts.