Washington State Senate bill 5816 was introduced earlier this week by Anne Rivers of the 18th District. If the bill becomes law, it would make Sasquatch the official cryptid on Washington State. The bill would ‘Designates the species of cryptid commonly called “Sasquatch” or “Bigfoot” or “Forest Yeti” as the official cryptid of the state.” adding to Washington’s State bird, the American Goldfinch, and the Olympic marmot as the state mammal.
The bill recognizes “immeasurable contributions to Washington state’s cultural heritage and ecosystem. The state of Washington further recognizes the importance of preserving the legacy of Sasquatch.”
WashingtonBigfoot.com supports this legislature and urges Washington State residents to contact their representatives to express their support.