Eyewitness accounts of the "
Joan Mills and Mary Ryan were driving along Highway 79 in July 1971, north of
The most sightings though took place in 1972. The
In the afternoon of July 11, 1972, 8-year-old Terry Harrison and his 5-year-old brother, Wally, were playing in their backyard at the foot of Marzolf Hill on the outskirts of
Then on July 21 Ellis Minor saw Momo outside his home on
Then mass hysteria seems to have set in .The Police received reports of a creature crossing the highway with a dog or sheep in its mouth and another witness told police that the creature lifted the back of his automobile and so on. It lasted for two weeks. Then all seems to have gone quiet. See a full story here:
The "Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization" Web site lists Momo sightings in 29
So where did this creature go? Well there have been some recent sightings reported:
And claims that momo has reappeared :
So was it just mass hysteria? Was it a wild man living in the woods or a bigfoot? There are similarities about the sightings including the smell and descriptions of the creature. Lots of people claimed it came in a UFO, but I think they may have been at the waccy baccy or the magic mushrooms. So another unsolved mystery and one can only hope the creature reappears so it can be followed up and researched, without the hysteria.