Lake County, Florida

Near Paisley, FL

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Lake County Florida (Class B) BFRO

July 2011

Late at night as my family and I were setting off fireworks, we heard something growl loud enough for all of us to hear. My daughters boyfriend, a policeman said he thought it was a "bear" just in the treeline off to our left which was very close. Since we do have black bears, I picked up my grandbaby and we all stepped back as my husband and daughter's boyfriend had a look around. Something crashed away into the woods and was gone. The crazy thing is that the sound was nothing like we had ever heard before and we've been here a long time. I might add that we recently completely fenced the area which makes it even more odd. Accessing the yard would be hard for a bear now. Our dogs did not bark but, we had been setting off fireworks, so, I kind of let them off the hook! This occurred again about a month later in August. I had stepped out on the back porch to get a soda from the refrigerator. I felt the hair on my neck stand up and about that time, I heard the same low growling noise ...

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Lake County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Stranded motorist has a daytime close encounter with an adult and juvenile near Lake Mack

I want to start out by saying that I have never discussed this with anyone except for one other person. I have not discussed it with my wife, my best friend, or any other person close to me in my life...

January 2012

Lake County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Man driving to work has two early morning sightings on the same road near Sorrento

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July 2011

Lake County Florida (Class B) BFRO

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April 2008

Lake County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Dusk sighting by hikers in Flat Island Preserve

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July 2007

Litchfield County Connecticut (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting from a farm house in the hilly area of Newton farm, outside South Kent

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Brevard County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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Crawford County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

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August 1977

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has a close daylight sighting of a Sasquatch chasing a deer near Ocean Shores (Sketches included)

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September 2013

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorists near Quinault Fish Hatchery

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July 2004

Kalkaska County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

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March 1962

Wharton County Texas (Class A) BFRO

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August 2004

Ozaukee County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

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In 2007, my mother'who had her trailer parked on some friends property'spent a few months camping in it last summer. One particular night, around 8:00pm while she was watching TV, she said she had a f...

September 2007