The Skunk Ape: Bigfoot’s Stinky Cousin

Photo via Cryptid Wiki

If you were burdened by a life spent hiding away in swamps and being referred to as a “skunk ape,” or even worse, a “stink ape,” you’d probably try to keep a low profile, and that’s exactly what the skunk ape does.

A hominid cryptid that is most commonly spotted in Florida, North Carolina, and Arkansas, the skunk ape was given its name for exactly the reasons you would guess … it stinks. The beast’s odor, said to smell similar to that of rotten eggs or methane gas, is most likely caused by their preference for hiding out in alligator dens polluted by swamp gas, and other mucky areas often surrounded by animal carcasses. It’s also said that they get their calling-card odor from simply not bathing but, really, why would they when they’re already called a “stink ape?” What’s the point?

Read More: The Skunk Ape: Bigfoot’s Stinky Cousin

Advertisements
Categories:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s