In the Pacific Northwest, there are reports of a large mammal "currently uncatalogued by science"  - 5 to 6 feet tall and weighing 200-300 pounds known as the Redwood Man-Squirrel, a.k.a. - the Murrel. According to, the Murrel is said to have "the physical anatomy of a Squirrel, with the bipedal locomotion of a Homo Sapien".

The first known sighting was in 1983 in northern California. A heavily forested area that's home to cougars and Bigfoot. Much like...Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Right?

Could large man-squirrels be living, right now, in our U.P.? I believe they could be. And if they are, is offering $2 million for the "humane capture of the Redwood Man-Squirrel, a.k.a. The Murrel". With Michigan's bow season for deer underway, be on the lookout for The Murrel.

And be careful. According to the website: "Despite it’s “cute and cuddly” appearance, this creature is highly aggressive and has attacked humans on more than one occasion". Well. there goes the "humane capture" part of the story as far as I'm concerned. And they probably taste like chicken, so...