One of the more interesting Bigfoot videos popped up lately and is causing some buzz in the Bigfoot investigation world because it’s clearer than most – yet not clear enough to make The New York Times drop its UFO obsession and start scribbling about Sasquatch. Could it replace the most famous Bigfoot footage of all – the Patterson-Gimlin film from 1967? Isn’t it about time one finally did?
"My cousin was kayaking on the Cass River here in Michigan, when he took this picture. Not Sure what it is, but I have sent it to a few people to see what they say. Some say it's Bigfoot carrying a baby Bigfoot, others say it's Bigfoot carrying a deer."
Fortunately, ‘Eddie V.’ sent the photo, and later the video, to the Rocky Mountain Sasquatch Organization, where investigator Kyle Shaw posted both on the RMSO website and YouTube page with detailed analyses of both, along with the magnifications and manipulations he performed on them to help determine what he – and we – were looking at. Times certainly have changed since the Patterson-Gimlin film was taken (this one is in color!) but Eddie V. was obviously not using an expensive video camera with a long telephoto lens. Nonetheless, it doesn’t take any squinting to see whatever it is is carrying something – a deer or a baby Bigfoot or perhaps something else.
What did YOU see?
“I’m not saying it’s Bigfoot, but a lot of what’s going on in this says to me it’s something moving through the river, pushing a wake, and it appears to be carrying an infant. The infant’s head is behind the mother or father. It must be lying on the left shoulder and kind of in the back, but you can see the torso, leg, and foot of the baby. Just incredible."
In his commentary, Shaw doesn’t think the creature is carrying a deer. If it’s an infant Bigfoot, he says it’s a pretty big one. Shaw does some magnifications, but none really allow any further analysis. He was hoping that would change a few days later when he received the 4.7 second video.
“I’m not saying this is Bigfoot, and I’m not saying it isn’t…it isn’t the greatest footage. You be the judge on what you think it is. I don’t know what it is.”
Again, Shaw magnified the video, slowed it down, stabilized it, pointed things out like what looks like a nose on the ‘face’, and responded to some skeptical commentators with places in the short clip that convinced him it wasn’t a person in a costume – for one thing, it would have been soaked and extremely heavy … potentially making it impossible to move through the water or even stand up at all. However, in the end, he doesn’t have enough evidence to identify it.
This writer feels the same as Shaw. Michigan is a top-ten state for Bigfoot sightings and the Cass River runs through heavily wooded areas that could hide a family. However, no information was given as to the exact location of this ‘sighting’ for further investigation. The photo and video show nothing that could definitively eliminate Sasquatch as a possibility … and nothing that could convincingly move the needle from ‘Skeptical’ to ‘Positive proof beyond a shadow of a doubt – call The New York Times.” At best, it’s the Patterson-Gimlin film of 2021 – call it the Eddie V video. At worst, we’ve all been hoaxed once again, including Kyle Shaw and the hard-to-fool thorough investigators at Rocky Mountain Sasquatch Organization.
What did you see now?