When two Georgia men declared they were storing the body of Bigfoot in a freezer -- and that they had its DNA -- more than a few skeptics cried foul.
Is the legend of Bigfoot (a.k.a. Sasquatch) little more than a stubborn myth? For the dirt on the doubters, Discovery News contacted Benjamin Radford, deputy editor of Skeptical Inquirer magazine, who was more than happy to rattle off
the top 10 reasons Bigfoot is bogus.
First on his list: the fossil record. Why, he asked, would a legacy of large mammals reported to exist throughout North America (and beyond) simply disappear from the same soil that has preserved everything from the dinosaur bones pictured here, to woolly mammoths, to tiny marine crustaceans?
"There's no fossil record of anything fitting the description" of Bigfoot, said Radford. "There's simply nothing there."