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royalpaladin
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emospongebob527
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It is Likely that Bigfoot Exists

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royalpaladin
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/13/2012 Category: Science
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 967 times Debate No: 28155
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royalpaladin

Pro

Bigfoot, also known as sasquatch, is the name given to an ape-like creature that some people believe inhabits forests, mainly in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Bigfoot is usually described as a large, hairy, bipedal humanoid. The term sasquatch is an anglicized derivative of the Halkomelem word s"sq"ets.[2][3]

My burden in this debate will be to demonstrate that it is likely that sasquatch exists. My opponent must discount my claims.
emospongebob527

Con

State your case Royal Sophist.
Debate Round No. 1
royalpaladin

Pro

My evidence is based on a genetic analysis of Sasquatch samples by Dr. Melba S. Ketchum of Nacogdoches, TX. Dr. Ketchum did an analysis of the genomes of three Sasquatch individuals and discovered that Sasquatch is a homo sapiens-hominin hybrid species. She writes, "“Our study has sequenced 20 whole mitochondrial genomes and utilized next generation sequencing to obtain 3 whole nuclear genomes from purported Sasquatch samples. The genome sequencing shows that Sasquatch mtDNA is identical to modern Homo sapiens, but Sasquatch nuDNA is a novel, unknown hominin related to Homo sapiens and other primate species. Our data indicate that the North American Sasquatch is a hybrid species, the result of males of an unknown hominin species crossing with female Homo sapiens." (Source: http://news.yahoo.com...).

Ketchum is a veterinarian whose professional experience includes 27 years of research in genetics, including forensics. Early in her career she also practiced veterinary medicine, and she has previously been published as a participant in mapping the equine genome. She began testing the DNA of purported Sasquatch hair samples 5 years ago.
emospongebob527

Con

emospongebob527 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
royalpaladin

Pro

Ok, so extend.
emospongebob527

Con

I apologize Royal, I simply do not have enough time to finish this debate.
Debate Round No. 3
royalpaladin

Pro

Alright. My opponent concedes. Thanks :)
emospongebob527

Con

Vote Pro.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by GeoLaureate8 4 years ago
GeoLaureate8
Hahahaha! Lmao, is this for real?

The only real Bigfoots existed in the past as the Nephilim Giants.
Posted by RationalMadman 4 years ago
RationalMadman
Make a new account mouthwash, it's your only hope.
Posted by MouthWash 4 years ago
MouthWash
Pffft. Debate me, royal.
Posted by philochristos 4 years ago
philochristos
If Sasquatch exists, you better not mess with him!
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Vote Placed by socialpinko 4 years ago
socialpinko
royalpaladinemospongebob527Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: Concession.