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Members of the Minnesota Bigfoot Research Team pose with various casts of bigfoot prints they obtained from other researchers along with a recreation of an ape head. Pictured are, from left, Abe Del Rio, Dylan Severance and Dan McLaughilin. BEMIDJI PIONEER/Malachi Petersen

Searching for bigfoot: Research team scours forest for legendary creature

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LAPORTE, Minn. -- A small team armed with night-vision binoculars, a thermal-imaging device, motion-sensitive cameras and tactical vests invaded the Paul Bunyan State Forest last week. The small group weren't special forces -- they were bigfoot researchers.


Members of the Minnesota Bigfoot Research Team camped at Gulch Campground in Paul Bunyan State Forest in the hopes of obtaining evidence of the legendary 7-foot-tall bipedal ape-like animal also known as Sasquatch.

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