Bigfoot is a mythical creature similar to a monkey. According to legend, Bigfoot lives is the woods, especially in North America. It is also known as "sasquatch."
Bigfoot is described as a monkey 2 to 3 meters tall and weighing approximately 230 kg. Most people do not believe in the existence of Bigfoot, but there are scientists like Jeffrey Meldrum and Jane Goodall who are very interested in this supposed species. A proof of Bigfoot's existence is said to be the giant footprints that have been found. They were reported to be 20 cm wide and 60 cm long.
Some Indian tribes had sculptures of stone representing masks of monkeys. One of those monkey masks is believed to be an image of Bigfoot.
There were some witnesses in the '40s who claimed to have seen Bigfoot. Another legend says that Bigfoot is the "man of the woods" who used to steal people's supplies.
The scientific community considers Bigfoot to be a prehistoric creature similar to an ape, and they believe it couldn't have survived for such a long time. In fact, scientists discount the existence of Bigfoot for lack of evidence. There are a few organizations whose purpose is the research and investigation of Bigfoot. Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization (BFRO) is the most notable of these groups.