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A bigfoot of a different kind

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Last updated 4/17/2019 at 10:05am



This is a tale about Idaho’s famous “Bigfoot,” who was responsible for a number of stagecoach and wagon train robberies and killings.

He roamed the desolate hills of Owyhee County and met his demise there.

The name “Bigfoot” came from Shoshoni words “Namp,” meaning foot, and “puh,” meaning big.

He was not the Sasquatch-type of Bigfoot, but an actual desperado who came out of I...



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