Ancient MonsterQuest

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Ancient MonsterQuest
Bigfoot
Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  September 26, 2020

Examines the controversial theory that the monster known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch may have existed in history. Native American tribes all over the US have legends of Bigfoot that are both fascinating and terrifying. Oral traditions describe creatures that actively hunted people, especially children. Some believe these killings were happening into the 1800s. How do these legends correspond with ancient cave drawings that seem to depict giant, hairy beasts? Why do Native American totem poles and legends share many common attributes? And was this a real creature that developed in Southeast Asia, and eventually made its way to North America, and even Europe?

Examines the controversial theory that the monster known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch may have existed in history. Native American tribes all over the US have legends of Bigfoot that are both fascinating and terrifying. Oral traditions describe creatures that actively hunted people, especially children. Some believe these killings were happening into the 1800s. How do these legends correspond with ancient cave drawings that seem to depict giant, hairy beasts? Why do Native American totem poles and legends share many common attributes? And was this a real creature that developed in Southeast Asia, and eventually made its way to North America, and even Europe?

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