Sad news, a man has claimed to have shot and killed Bigfoot, and is now preparing to take its body on a tour of America.
But it should be noted that hunter Rick Dyer has previous Bigfoot-related credibility problems.
According to KSAT.com, Dyer has finally released an image of a beast he claimed to kill near San Antonio, Texas, in September 2012.
The only prior evidence Dyer has ever released until now about this incident was a short, grainy video that he claims shows a Bigfoot standing right outside of his tent near a wooded area on the outskirts of San Antonio. His website contains a haphazardly written account of the alleged Bigfoot encounter and subsequent killing of the animal. In fact, the date of the report is carelessly listed as "September 6, 20102."
In an interview from February 2013, Dyer said, "Bigfoot is 100 percent real. There's no question about that. I'm going to go down in history as the best Bigfoot tracker in the world," reported San Antonio's KSAT-TV.
"I nailed ... pork ribs from the WalMart down the street to the side of the tree, and low [sic] and behold, he came and started eating the pork ribs off the tree," Dyer said.
It was while the creature was allegedly feasting that Dyer supposedly grabbed his cell phone and videotaped him/her.
When the animal reportedly returned, Dyer claims he shot it. He then says he transported the dead Bigfoot to an undisclosed location.
Dyer now says that he had scientific tests performed on the hairy body, "from DNA tests to 3D optical scans to body scans. It is the real deal. It's Bigfoot and Bigfoot's here, and I shot it and now I'm proving it to the world."
The actual results of the tests are yet to have been released.
Rather awkwardly, the last Bigfoot case Dyer was apparently involved in turned out to be a hoax in 2008.
An alleged Bigfoot body was exposed to actually be a rubber ape suit.