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Mystery of Bigfoot after creature is 'spotted sneaking through mountain'

Mystery of Bigfoot after creature is 'spotted sneaking through mountain'

Is Bigfoot roaming the mountains of Colorado, or is it all a big hoax?

It's a myth that has intrigued people around the world for centuries – perhaps even millennia – but perhaps the best footage of the creature some call Bigfoot might have just been captured.

There are many names for the creature across different cultures.

Russia has the Almas Giant, the Yeti is rumoured to stalk the Himalayas, and in the USA they have Bigfoot or Sasquatch.

Whilst these cultures are separate, the reports are all the same – there’s a f***ing huge ape-like creature out there walking around on hind legs.

They’re very rarely ever spotted, and even more infrequently captured on a video that doesn’t seem to have been filmed on a potato, leading many to surmise that the creature can’t possibly exist outside the realms of fiction and the minds of a few cranks.

However, on a train the other day, Sasquatch seemed to step out of the pages of lore and into the lens of a DSLR camera.

Is this proof of the existence of Bigfoot?
Shannon Parker/Facebook

Check out the footage above – what do you reckon?

Of course, we’re not presenting this as conclusive evidence, but it’s definitely a compelling video.

Sure, it could be a man wandering around a scenic train route dressed as Sasquatch to drum up business for his camper van outlet – keep your eyes peeled for that theory – but isn’t it much more romantic to believe it was genuinely Bigfoot?

The video was taken by a passenger on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Colorado, before it was shared by another passenger called Shannon Parker.

They were out looking for elk and other creatures on the railroad, but ended up having a different sort of encounter.

“All of a sudden he's like, ‘I see something moving,’ and then he just says, ‘I think it's Bigfoot',” Parker told the Durango Herald.

She got two pictures of the creature, and the other passenger got the video.

“We're trying to think to ourselves, ‘Is it someone in a costume? What could it be?’” she continued.

It’s a question that many have asked, as the photos and video have gone viral around the globe.

But, is it real, or a hoax?
Shannon Parker/Facebook

Shannon explained: “I think it's just people are maybe enjoying the light-heartedness of a story in a world where everything bad is happening.”

Of course, there are naysayers, suspecting AI-generation, or telling stories about a video production team that came into town looking for Bigfoot, and who may have just got bored of waiting before creating their own encounter.

Obviously, it’s also been good business for the railroad, too.

Even Shannon isn’t totally sold.

“I don't know. I mean, I just think we saw what we saw,” she said. “I don't know that I've seen anything that's definitive.”

Well, definitive or not, it’s certainly compelling, and – in this cynical day and age – wouldn’t it be nice to believe?

Featured Image Credit: Shannon Parker/Facebook

Topics: Weird, Bigfoot, Animals, US News