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We here at the South Carolina Museum are dedicated to documenting this important part of Cotton Country history.

Lizard Man Video Clip of lizard man witnesses:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsRMcBuPnxs


Bishopville,SC. -- An orange moon rises over Scape Ore Swamp, frogs sing a deep- throated mournful tune, mosquitoes dance across a bayou fed by artesian springs, and the curious gather, waiting and watching. It is a creature bigger then life: say the few who claim to have seen it.  Looming 7 feet tall and covered with tough, scaly green skin, muscular ape like arms ending with three fingers tipped with 4 inch long black nails and long claws on three toes. The slanted eyes emanate a piercing red glow. It walks somewhat like a human. Lizard Man.  Is it a mutant from the swamp?  A rare Bigfoot?  A bear or other animal distorted by the moonlight?  A product of an overactive imagination?  A zany - and, so far, successful hoax ?  People here wish they knew.  The Lizard Man first made an appearance in June 1988.   Eye-witness accounts and new circumstantial evidence suggests that he has again come out of Scape Ore Swamp  in Lee County.  Have you seen the Lizard Man ?