Can being a Bigfoot believer, Bigfoot witness, Bigfoot hunter or Bigfoot acceptor assist a politician? We’ve seen prior to now few years the place it didn’t assist a U.S. consultant from Virginia who misplaced a re-election bid partly due to his alleged hyperlink to Bigfoot porn. We’ve seen one other who misplaced a college board election partly as a result of he appeared in a Bigfoot erotic horror film. Now we now have the mayor of a small city in Pennsylvania admitting to having a private Bigfoot encounter in 1984 that leading to a lifelong curiosity within the creature, together with becoming a member of an area Bigfoot group and persevering with to seek for it. Is he up for re-election?
“It penetrated, went proper by means of me. I’m 99 % positive it was Bigfoot. And I go away the one % of doubt solely as a result of I didn’t really see it. That scream was life-changing.”
Meet Greg Stokes, Mayor of Riegelsville, Pennsylvania — a borough in Bucks County close to the Lehigh Valley, inhabitants 868. Moreover being mayor, Stokes can be the city chiropractor … and one among quite a lot of native Bigfoot witnesses, though Stokes admitted to a reporter from the Bucks County Courier Occasions that he’s an audio witness. Stokes is a member of the Pennsylvania Bigfoot Venture, Bucks County Chapter, and lately advised the group of his encounter on July 4, 1984, when he and his then girlfriend have been tenting on the Delaware River, about 50 miles north of Riegelsville.
“I used to be not consuming or doing medication, I used to be within the army on the time.”
No, he didn’t say if he drank and did medication AFTER the encounter, however he claims the army expertise got here in useful when he heard footsteps outdoors of his tent. Armed with a knife and hatchet, he waited. Ten minutes later, he says he heard the guttural scream that lasted ten minutes and sounded so shut that “I may hear its lips pop open when it began to scream.” That’s shut (and likewise poetic), in order that they stayed contained in the tent till morning. A search of the campsite discovered damaged bushes however no footprints. Regardless of that, Stokes instantly obtained severe about Bigfoot analysis, at one level making a pilgrimage to Bluff Creek, dwelling of the “Patterson-Gimlin movie.” The dense forests of that space satisfied him that Bigfoot exists.
“It’s not arduous to consider that a few of them got here throughout the land bridge and unfold into North America, the place they survive.”
“They” are Gigantopithecus blacki, these extinct 9-foot-tall large apes that lived in Asia between 100,000 and 300,000 years in the past and have some satisfied they’ve survived to trendy instances and are Bigfoot. Riegelsville is a continent away from the place Gigantopithecus blacki may need crossed over to North America, however Stokes has talked to different eye and audio witnesses who’ve had Bigfoot encounters within the space and is satisfied the creature exists and might be Gigantopithecus. Pennsylvania ranks close to the highest in most Bigfoot surveys – a trait attributed to its heavy game-filled forests and quite a few farms that would preserve a inhabitants of large cryptids hidden and well-fed.
Stokes doesn’t say if he’s working for re-election, however his revelation shouldn’t harm if he’s – Riegelsville is fairly small, he’s held the submit for years, and he’s additionally the city chiropractor … you possibly can survive with a brand new mayor however who desires to attempt discovering one other chiropractor?
At the least he’s not a Bigfoot porn star … that appears like a marketing campaign slogan!