May 19, 2015 I Paul Seaburn

Huge Teeth Marks in Bones May Be Proof of Bigfoot

It’s been 35 years since Mount St. Helens erupted in the deadliest volcanic eruption in U.S. history, but if what a Washington college professor claims is true, the volcano may become famous for something even bigger – the location where definitive proof of the existence of Bigfoot was found.

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Mount St. Helens

Mitchel Townsend, a continuing education teacher at Centralia College, says he found a stack of animal bones while on a hike near Ryan Lake which is about 12 miles from the volcano’s crater. The stack of bones itself was odd because most animals scatter bones after eating the meat, but what caught Townsend’s eye was the big human-like teeth marks on the bones.

Townsend has been researching Bigfoot for a few years and is working on a paper explaining his findings. Those also include the findings of two of his students who came across two more stacks of bones. When Townsend returned with them, he claims they also found footprints measuring 16 inches in length. The distance between them and depth of the impression suggested to Townsend they were made by a creature 8 feet, 8 inches tall.

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Ryan Lake area suffereed severe damage after the Mount St. Helens eruption in 1980

Wildlife experts who inspected the bones say the teeth marks are not from any local animals. This is where Townsend gets controversial. He says the dental evidence and bone stacking suggests the creature is part human and plans to prove it is a hominin species that evolved from the the breeding of Native Americans and a giant ape.

My theory is it’s not an ape, it’s a hybrid that has been interbreeding with Native Americans for the last 80,000 years. That’s why it is so smart and it has human teeth.

He claims his paper is based on four years of research and forensic evidence and says the bones are available to anyone who wants to inspect them.

No word on when Townsend’s paper will be published but I’m sure a lot of people will have bones to pick with him about those bones and his controversial theory.

Paul Seaburn

Paul Seaburn is the editor at Mysterious Universe and its most prolific writer. He’s written for TV shows such as "The Tonight Show", "Politically Incorrect" and an award-winning children’s program. He's been published in “The New York Times" and "Huffington Post” and has co-authored numerous collections of trivia, puzzles and humor. His “What in the World!” podcast is a fun look at the latest weird and paranormal news, strange sports stories and odd trivia. Paul likes to add a bit of humor to each MU post he crafts. After all, the mysterious doesn't always have to be serious.

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