A growing number of people have been calling Davie County emergency lines claiming they spotted a giant red-eyed bigfoot late at night. When several of those sightings appeared to originate from the same place, the county sent their animal control department to investigate.
It turns out that people were not imagining things.
In a Facebook post, the Davie County Animal Shelter issued a statement saying that there is indeed a bigfoot along Pine Ridge Rd. in Mocksville, but it is not a threat and, if spotted, “you do not need to call animal control to report seeing Bigfoot, Sasquatch or any other large creature…do not tie up 911 lines.”
In a follow-up post, the county added, “the ACOs (Animal Control Officers) asked for this post, because they are tired of answering calls.”
The county also noted that the carving is on private property, does not violate any laws, and will likely remain in place for the foreseeable future.
Outside of the Pacific Northwest, North Carolina might be the biggest hotspot for bigfoot sightings and lore.
There is a growing NC Facebook group called ‘Bigfoot 911’, which was first started in 2014 after a group of local investigators decided to share tips, stories, and photos from the McDowell County area.
The group received national and international attention after they reported a shockingly detailed sighting of Bigfoot near Lake James.
Last year, they also organized their first annual Bigfoot festival, the largest event of its kind on the east coast.
The festival was held in the small town of Marion, NC (about 50 miles North West of Charlotte). It included a wide variety of Sasquatch-themed craft and food vendors, book signings, lectures, along with Bigfoot hunting demonstrations including photographs and plaster casts from recent expeditions in the NC woods.
What are your thoughts on Bigfoot – do you think he’s real?