Bigfoot enthusiasts have been sent into a frenzy after a couple riding a train through rural Colorado posted footage online of a mysterious figure running through the mountains – with many speculating it could be the elusive creature.
Shannon Parker and Stetson Tyler were riding a narrow gauge train from Durango to Silverton when they spotted movement on the mountainside while “looking for elk.”
Footage taken by a passenger shows a giant bipedal creature crossing a mountain pass before stopping and crouching.
“After leaving Silverton and returning to Durango, I asked Stetson to help me look for elk in the mountains. As we were passing through the mountains, Stetson saw something moving and said I thought it was Bigfoot,” Ms. Parker said in wrote on Facebook.
“Brandon, the guy who was sitting next to Stetson on the train, grabbed his phone and started recording… You, out of the hundreds of people on the train, three or four of us actually saw, as Stetson As stated in the film, the ever-elusive creature Bigfoot!
“I don’t know about you, but we believe it!”
Ms Parker later told new york post The creature was “at least six or seven feet or taller” and was disguised among the mountain saints. She added that the train conductor told the couple that similar non-human sightings had been witnessed before.
“He said he had seen bigger, wider strides when snowshoeing on those mountains before,” Ms. Parker said.
“He also saw things he couldn’t explain.”
Ms Parker’s Facebook post received mixed responses, with some users claiming they “believed it” too, while others were skeptical.
“What did you drink?” one user commented.
According to the National Guard, Bigfoot legends date back beyond the historical record and come from all over the world, including “seven-foot-tall furry men stalking the woods, occasionally scaring campers, loggers and hikers.” “The story of
The creature is also known as the Sasquatch or Witiko in other cultures, and North American settlers reported sightings of the creature in the late 1800s and 1900s.
While debate and research continue, purported tracks, encounters and even some grainy photos of the creature continue to fuel the myth.
Today, entire organizations exist to study and document Bigfoot and prove its existence—dedicated teams regularly search Northwest forests in search of conclusive evidence.