Nov
01

Sidedoor: Seriously Seeking Sasquatch

Serious scientist? Bigfoot believer? Why not both? This episode of Sidedoor explores the man, the myths and the motivation of the first anthropologist to study Sasquatch.

Graphic for podcast episode 3.7

Inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural history is the skeleton of Grover Krantz—an accomplished anthropologist, tenured professor…and diehard Bigfoot believer. As the first serious scientist to study the legendary creature, Krantz risked his career and reputation on a subject that many consider a joke. And while the museum remembers him as a man who loved science so much that he donated his body to it, another community remembers Krantz as a pioneer in the study of Sasquatch.

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Posted: 1 November 2018
About the Author:

Jessica Porter Sadeq has worked in the Central Office of Public Affairs since June 2007. In August 2008 she joined the Internal Communications department as an internal communications coordinator.

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