Myrmecos

Big changes afoot for Sasquatch

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(a) current distribution of Sasquatch (b) Sasquatch distribution post-climate change

For those of you dallying around about how seriously to take the threat of climate change, here’s something for you.  If we don’t cease our emissions of greenhouse gases pronto, Bigfoot will invade Arizona and UtahI’m serious.

Comments

  1. #1 ihateaphids
    July 2, 2009

    awesome, apparently we’re up for an ig-noble.

  2. #2 Aydin
    July 3, 2009

    Oh boy! Let him come to Maryland too! Please.

  3. #3 kakapo71
    July 3, 2009

    Ig-nobel, really? Awesome. I’ll keep my fingers crossed.

  4. #4 Tim Eisele
    July 3, 2009

    But, but, but . . . I have it on good authority that the Sasquatch are *already* clear over in Texas! And in Northern Michigan, too!

    At least, according to one of our local crazy people, they are. She says that the bigfoot are communicating with her by leaving “stick signs” in the woods. And by making complicated braids in her horses’ manes.

  5. #5 leptomyrmex
    July 4, 2009

    Alex,

    I’m a great fan of myrmecos.net, and have been ‘lurking’ for several years, admiring your marvelous photos.

    Since you mention global warming and greenhouse gas emissions with respect to sasquatch, it is interesting that the UAH Global Temperature Anomaly for June 09 is 0.00 degrees C:

    http://www.drroyspencer.com/latest-global-temperatures/

  6. #6 ihateaphids
    July 4, 2009

    Tim, yes, and there are also the ohio grassman, and the florida skunk ape. in my opinion these may be different subspecies with unique niche requirements that may not be represented by our data points here. Thus our model only applies to the traditional western NA Sasquatch.

    Dr Spencer is a quack.

  7. #7 nopoles
    July 8, 2009

    Nice but how come April comes earlier and earlier every year?

    -Mikko

  8. #8 ihateaphids
    July 8, 2009

    aw the goal was for last april, but it got delayed by some pesky reviewers…forgot to take that line out of the acknowledgements

  9. #9 atheist of peace
    August 9, 2009

    And of the jersey devil? *is from jersey*