NST : Bigfoot blues

Bigfoot blues
R. Sittamparam
URL: http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/nst/Tuesday/National/20060221082921/Article/index_html

JOHOR BARU, Mon The arrival of foreign media and research groups to check out the Bigfoot phenomenon has received mixed reactions from the people of Johor.

While their presence may boost eco-tourism here, some complain the Bigfoot seekers are being allowed to move about too freely in the jungle.

State Tourism and Environment committee chairman Freddie Long said the foreign groups should not go into the jungle without permission as this was prohibited under the National Forestry Act.

He said these people should only talk to eyewitnesses and check out Bigfoot tracks found on private land.

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