A Kelowna man believes he has proof that Sasquatch is real.
Roy Watson lives on June Springs Rd. in East Kelowna and recently posted a photo of a six-inch wide footprint.
"Be careful out there East K, had some possible Sasquatch prints in my yard this morning. I’m on June Springs. Woke up to my garbage can torn to pieces and my fence gate snapped. Anyone else come across some sort of animal last night or could identify this print. Totally weird if you ask me."
Watson says the incident happened on January 19, and before he found the footprint, he was not a believer.
"I didn't believe it at first and then seeing the prints, it shocked me and completely changed my point of view. I didn't really believe before."
Watson says the night before he found the tracks he heard a loud commotion. The next day he found his garbage bin "destroyed."
"I'm just as shocked as you. Some people don't believe it but I know it's real, that's all that matters to me."
Since that day Watson has tried to connect with so-called Sasquatch experts but the closest he's gotten to confirmation is from a man named Brian Wells who studied the prints. Wells said he couldn't confirm they were Sasquatch prints but he also didn't rule it out. Watson says the print is between a size 17-20 men's shoe size. "It was a very large print."
Whether there is a Sasquatch in the area or not, Watson says he's not taking any chances, "I'm keeping my dog indoors at night now and I make sure my door is locked. I'm a full-on believer."