posted on Aug, 6 2012 @ 10:47 PM
One cryptozoologist sees a bear and a cub in less embarrassing position:
Frontiers of Zoology blog post
I can (just) see it, but I'm not sure it's actually what we're seeing.
I also don't think it's a bear doing a somersault, due to the shape of what would be the hind leg and the tapering of the body toward what would be
the head (not to mention the midsection, which is not even close to how a somersaulting bear should look --
is a panda in such a position for
reference... and, while a black bear can be a bit thinner, I think you'll find that, when you fold a bear in half like that, the overall bulk is
about the same). The debate over which way the fur is going seems pointless too me...it's too short and clumpy to really tell.
Another option, of course, is a gorilla sitting in this sort of position:
Though, to get a gorilla on a trailcam in Alberta would be quite a feat in and of itself.
And a fourth possibility is a Sasquatch.
I'm also not sure why Occam's Razor would eliminate Sasquatch as a possibility on the basis that no physical or photographic evidence exists. Would
this being a photograph of Sasquatch not discount that argument?
The fact is, there isn't enough information to know one way or the other. It is a possible Sasquatch photo...but it's also a possible photo of a