Thunder, Thunder, Thunder, Thunder-Birds: Dakota Thunderbird Sculpture

May 20, 2021 — On the banks of the Missouri in Bismarck, North Dakota, a quartet of Thunderbirds glower above a lightning storm. It represents an ancient myth, a modern cryptid, and all kinds of badass.

You can hear all about my visit, which includes a five hour road trip to see the world's largest Bigfoot statue, in a special on-location episode of Odd Things I've Seen: The Podcast called Cryptid Kaiju of the Dakotas.