A man says he is on a mission to find Florida's very own version of Bigfoot known as the stinky "Skunk Ape".

Filmmaker Erik K Swanson has visited the State in an attempt to hunt down the mythical creature after a total of 300 sightings and is determined to get some answers. Florida is third in the US for the highest number of sightings of the beast, only behind Washington and California.

So he created a documentary following Bigfoot chasers as they hunt for proof of the creature's existence. The 'Skunk Ape' got its name from the pong of its fur, similar to a skunk's defensive spray. Erik shared a photo from 1997 allegedly showing the creature, taken just two weeks after a bus full of tourists reported seeing a it.

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