Bigfoot, also called Sasquatch, is a mythical human-like, hairy creature whose unproven existence has inspired reports of sightings for years. But there’s actually a long-extinct giant ape called Gigantopithecusthat roamed the Earth hundreds of thousands of years ago. And while today’s Bigfoot sightings are probably just wishful thinking, Gigantopithecus was very, very real.
A photograph making the rounds (11 August 2015) is purported to be a werewolf caught
by a security camera in Ceilândia, a city in east central Brazil. The
creature was allegedly seen by numerous witnesses and the picture was
accompanied with a warning to be careful because it might be a werewolf.
Brazil is one of the South American countries
known for believing that a human can become a “lobismem” or werewolf if
he’s the 7th male child of the same father and mother. Some believe the
change takes place when the boy turns 13. Variations have this
happening on a Friday during Lent or on a Friday the 13th during a full
moon and only for two hours from midnight to 2 a.m.
Since this is not Lent and there hasn’t been a Friday the 13th
lately, the creature is probably not a 13-year-old going through one
weird puberty. But that doesn’t mean Brazilians don’t believe it could
still be werewolf. Earlier this year in April, another picture appeared
on the Internet showing what some believed to the body of a werewolf,
Sasquatch or dogman found in northeast Brazil (2nd photo).
The body allegedly disappeared quickly before any analysis could be
performed and no further news was reported, causing some to suspect a