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YouTuber Coyote Peterson announces 'Bigfoot' skull discovery

By T.K. Randall
July 8, 2022 · Comment icon 182 comments

Is this a genuine Bigfoot skull or a hoax ? Image Credit: Facebook / Coyote Peterson
The wildlife presenter claims that he has discovered the large skull of an unknown primate in Canada.
Known for his enthusiastic presenting style and entertaining wildlife videos, Peterson isn't typically known for posting content or making claims about cryptozoological creatures.

In a notice posted up on his Facebook page around 11 hours ago, however, he revealed that he had discovered the large skull of an unknown primate in British Columbia and even has pictures to prove it.

"Leaking pics here before they are taken down and before government/official try to cease our footage," he wrote. "Found a large primate skull in British Columbia - filmed it, cut the footage, releasing on @bravewilderness this weekend."

"Have kept this secret for several weeks... YES I have the skull, smuggled it thru customs and TSA and its currently in a secure location awaiting primatologist review. "
"The skull was found partially buried under ground in deep back forest ravine after a massive storm in the Pac Northwest where clearly a bunch of trees and earth were disturbed. I'm sure these pics will be taken down... as will probably the video by government or state park officials... but the skull is safe."

Reactions to the discovery have been somewhat mixed, however, with some arguing that it is the skull of an existing primate and that the whole thing is a hoax to drum up views for his channel.

Whatever the case, we should know more when the video is posted up at the weekend.

Update: Coyote Peterson's 'Bigfoot' skull video released

Source: Facebook | Comments (182)

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Comment icon #173 Posted by the13bats 2 years ago
I recall that Dinosauroids idea, good read thanx.
Comment icon #174 Posted by Myles 2 years ago
Since this is listed as 1 of the top 10 cryptozoology stories of 2022, we should revisit.    I assume he never came forward with the skull.
Comment icon #175 Posted by Resume 2 years ago
That this is in the top 10 cryptozoology stories says a lot about cryptozoology.
Comment icon #176 Posted by Myles 2 years ago
I should clarify that it is the top 10 of this site.   But your point stands.      
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I have wondered. Because that I have spent literally decades now out looking for anything that would make it real. Even on this recent tour of duty, I have spent a total of 6 months of leave/weekends out in the various areas where the creature is reported. Net results, absolutely nothing. I've climbed Rainier twice, Hood and Adams once a piece. I've hiked and camped all around the St. Helens and Gilbert Peak. I've also been all over the Olympic and Cascades. Equally resulting in nothing. 
Comment icon #179 Posted by Grim Reaper 6 2 years ago
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Comment icon #180 Posted by DieChecker 2 years ago
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Comment icon #181 Posted by Dejarma 2 years ago
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