East Texas Researcher Who "Proved" Bigfoot's Existence Says Her Website Was Hacked

A closeup of sasquatch's face, from Ketchum's part of Ketchum's "definitive video and DNA evidence" of Bigfoot.
Melba Ketchum, the veterinarian-turned-fulltime Bigfoot crusader from Nacogdoches has been riding high this month. First, she and her team released "definitive video and DNA evidence" of the creature's existence and its kinship with human beings. Then, online animal nomenclature database Zoobank accepted her proposal to give sasquatch the scientific name of Homo sapiens cognatus -- a "natural choice," seeing as they're the only "living proven hominin besides us."

Ketchum sensed that victory was just over the horizon. "We are slowly winning the battle with our massive amount of genetic data!," she tweeted. "Sasquatch is real and any open minded scientist is going to know."

The skeptics must have sensed this, too, since Ketchum discovered that the website for Denovo, the scientific journal she either created or purchased after others refused to publish her findings, had been hacked.

See also: In Dallas Yesterday, Researchers Unveiled "Definitive Video and DNA Evidence" of Bigfoot

The extent of the mischief is unclear. Ketchum wrote that "they put up a bunch of untruths." The Bigfoot News Journal, a blog devoted to sasquatch-related news, described it as "destroying and altering content." The screenshot the blog provides as proof of the damage suggests that the hackers added Ketchum's face and made the background white.

"The haters have been busy. May God bless them and forgive them," Ketchum said in a statement to the Bigfoot Field Journal. "I ask prayers for those that have so little to fill their lives that they waste valuable time here on earth doing evil."

Because they could be searching for Bigfoot.

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The clearest thing in that photo is the dog in the background.


Bigfoot is a hacker.  His screenname is "cantcatchharry".


We found Saddam Hussein living in a 8x4 ft hole in the middle of a dessert, but evidently an 8ft tall roaring wookie that pushes entire trees over when it's pissed is one very elusive motherfucker...


you can try but you'll never Ketchum.

ThePosterFormerlyKnownasPaul topcommenter

The picture of Sasquatch is not blurry enough and has to many references that allow a deduction of size.


@ChrisYu I know enough about ketchup to know mustard is the better condiment.

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