From an article announcing a Sasquatch hunt in Michigan's Upper Peninsula:
Dr. Grover Krantz, a scientist specializing in cryptozoology, believes Bigfoot is a "gigantopithecus," a branch of primitive man believed to have existed 3 million years ago.
Either (a) they burned his scapula for clues, or (b) this is a misquote.
Anyway, the UP is an inspired place to look. The LP might be even closer...