Old FBI Documents Reveal Mundane Bigfoot ‘Investigation

Benjamin Radford


In June 2019, breathless headlines referred to an “FBI Bigfoot Investigation,” suggesting that newly declassified FBI files shed light on the venerable manlike mystery. As skeptics expected, it was much ado about nothing. In 1976, prominent Bigfoot researcher Peter Byrne, director of the Bigfoot Information Center and Exhibition, wrote to the FBI asking if they …

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