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Now, here's the deal. The tweet was from last year and according to WSDOT, it was a wood cutout nailed to the tree. Nonetheless, people LOVE to believe in the legend.

On Facebook, I saw 3 groups devoted to Bigfoot believers and sightings. And, there is the Minnesota Bigfoot Research team. I interviewed the founder while working for a radio station there, last year. They were hosting The Minnesota Bigfoot Conference. These people are serious about the legend of Bigfoot.

In fact, on the MN Bigfoot Research Team website, you're encouraged to share your Bigfoot sighting and talk with the team.

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In Oregon, Bigfoot is big business. There is a Bigfoot Lover's Guide to Oregon. Who knew?

Half human, half-ape, huge and heavily hairy: The elusive creature known as Bigfoot, according to legend, has roamed the forests of North America for hundreds of years to the delight of fans young and old.

The site offers believers many opportunities to channel their inner Bigfoot/Sasquatch. There are several ways to enhance your Bigfoot experience in Oregon.

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Today these parks are located throughout the country in 25 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The land encompassing them was either purchased or donated, though much of it had been inhabited by native people for thousands of years before the founding of the United States. These areas are protected and revered as educational resources about the natural world, and as spaces for exploration.

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