Robert Morgan was born in Canton, Ohio, and has spent most of his professional career in the film industry and tracking Bigfoot/Sasquatch. Morgan has been involved as the founder and director of several Bigfoot organizations since the early 1970s. His roles have included being the director of the American Yeti Expeditions during the 1970s; founder and president of Vanguard Research (1972-74); and co-founder (with Ted Ernst) and executive director of the American Anthropological Research Foundation (1974-present).
Robert Morgan is an activist in Bigfoot and related research, has directed six formal expeditions, and was responsible for instigating county commissioners to create the first ordinance in the U.S. protecting the legendary Bigfoot in Skamania County, Washington State, in 1969, with a $10,000 fine for shooting a Bigfoot. He has searched for the creatures in Florida, the Pacific Northwest, and Asia. In 1999, he plans to go to Mongolia in search of Almas.
Morgan was the subject of the 1975 film The Search for Bigfoot (still shown frequently on cable channels) and featured in the Smithsonian series, Monsters: Myth or Mystery (1975). He is the author/producer of such Bigfoot material as The Ultimate Legend Quest (1992), Bigfoot: The Ultimate Adventure (1996), and The Bigfoot Pocket Field Manual (1997).
Morgan has appeared as a featured guest on Montel Williams Show, Larry King, Tom Snyder, Howard Cosell, and numerous radio and local TV shows. Articles about his Bigfoot exploits have appeared in the Wall Street journal, Miami Herald, Washington Post, Seattle Intelligencer, Parade Magazine, and many more.
The Encyclopedia of Loch Monsters,Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and Other Authentic Mysteries of Nature
Written by Loren Coleman and Jerome Clark – Copyright 1999 Loren Coleman and Jerome Clark