Bigfoot, Patterson-Gimlin film, 1967, Bluff Creek, CA
Bigfoot, Patterson-Gimlin film, 1967 Bluff Creek, CA

Bigfoot is a pop-culture icon with countless people searching for him in earnest. And because thousands of new animal species are discovered each year, and creatures thought long-gone have been re-discovered, the search for Bigfoot is legitimate. After all, the coelacanth, a prehistoric fish presumed extinct 400 million years ago, was caught off Africa’s coast in 1938.