Known for his enthusiastic presenting style and entertaining wildlife videos, Peterson isn't typically known for posting content or making claims about cryptozoological creatures.
In a notice posted up on his Facebook page around 11 hours ago, however, he revealed that he had discovered the large skull of an unknown primate in British Columbia and even has pictures to prove it.
"Leaking pics here before they are taken down and before government/official try to cease our footage," he wrote. "Found a large primate skull in British Columbia - filmed it, cut the footage, releasing on @bravewilderness this weekend."
"Have kept this secret for several weeks... YES I have the skull, smuggled it thru customs and TSA and its currently in a secure location awaiting primatologist review. "
"The skull was found partially buried under ground in deep back forest ravine after a massive storm in the Pac Northwest where clearly a bunch of trees and earth were disturbed. I'm sure these pics will be taken down... as will probably the video by government or state park officials... but the skull is safe."
Reactions to the discovery have been somewhat mixed, however, with some arguing that it is the skull of an existing primate and that the whole thing is a hoax to drum up views for his channel.
Whatever the case, we should know more when the video is posted up at the weekend.
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