From Kook Science
|a.k.a.||Great Winged Yeti|
|Region(s)||Washington, Oregon, California|
Batsquatch (portmanteau of bat and sasquatch) is an appellation for a proposed cryptid of the Pacific Northwest, reported particularly in the regions near Mount St. Helens in Washington state. According to popular accounts, the creature is a large mammal with leathery, bat-like wings, sometimes compared to the Javan ahool.
- Roberts, C. R. (24 Apr. 1994), "Mount Rainier–area Youth Has Close Encounter in the Foothills", News Tribune (Tacoma, WA), https://thenewstribune.newsbank.com/doc/news/0F0FBF2B9BBC8B14?=&text=&pub%255B0%255D=TNTB&date_from=1994-04-24&page=1&pdate=1994-04-24
- Newton, Michael (2009), Hidden Animals: A Field Guide to Batsquatch, Chupacabra, and Other Elusive Creatures, Santa Barbara, Calif.: Greenwood Press, https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Animals-Batsquatch-Chupacabra-Creatures/dp/0313359067/?tag=apopheniacs-20
- Spencer, Brent (7 Jun. 2018), Bizarre Encounters with the Batsquatch, mysteriousuniverse.org, https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2018/06/bizarre-encounters-with-the-batsquatch/