NEAR ELKTON, Ore. - Two men in Georgia say they've stumbled on the elusive Bigfoot. They claim to have proof this is the real deal, but a local Sasquatch researcher says this story doesn't smell like Bigfoot.
"He was just looking really intensely at us, and I've never forgotten the way those eyes looked," says Bigfoot researcher Autumn Williams.
A Bigfoot encounter left a big foot print on Williams' mind when she was just a little girl. Ten years ago she created Oregonbigfoot.com and has logged sights and sounds, for about a thousand cases.
"I started gathering all these reports because I wanted to see from all of these reports if sources validated one another, and I found out they were," says Williams.
But when two men from Georgia said Friday that they stumbled on Bigfoot, Williams says something didn't smell right.
"What it looks like to me is that it's not a human, and it's not an ape, it's definitely something that we've never seen before," says Matt Whitton, one of the men who claim to have found Bigfoot.
"You can smell a hoax right off the bat. There's just something that smells fishy; it doesn't smell like Bigfoot," says Williams.
She says a body found on a hike in June and stored in a freezer ever since should be decomposing. She also questions the validity of the DNA evidence. Plus she questions the credibility of the witnesses and the man they hired to represent them, Tom Biscardi.
"What I've seen, what I touched, what I felt, what I prodded, was not a mask that was sewn on a bear hide," says Biscardi.
Williams is skeptical of Biscardi, and says the body looks like a costume you can buy online. She's worried that if this is another hoax, it could damage the work she's done to show big foot is real.
Biscardi says top scientists will do an autopsy on the creature on Monday, so we'll just have to wait to see how this story plays out.
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