Levy County, Florida

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Levy County Florida (Class A) BFRO

October 2000/2001

One day in the fall of 2000, while hunting, I was standing on the dirt road that surrounded the wooded hunting area. We were all spaced a few yards apart and out of each others line of sight and shooting lane. As I was listening for the dogs and looking up and down the wood line, hopefully for my shot at the deer, I caught something out of the corner of my eye on my left side. The road that I was on was just wide enough to fit two full-size trucks passing each other, and the swamp monkey, that's what we all called the supposedly made up animal that lived in this area, crossed the road in two strides. It looked like it could have been about 6 ' - 7' tall. We had one gentleman that hunted there with us that was just under 7' and I would say it was about the same height as him from a distance. It had such a thick build with gray hair or fur covering all of its body. A somewhat fluid stride for its massive size. Not knowing what I actually saw and wondering if maybe it was hunters ...

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Levy County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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April 2013

Levy County Florida (Class B) BFRO

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September 2012

Levy County Florida (Class B) BFRO

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Levy County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight Sighting in the Goethe State Forest

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September 2005

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Afternoon sighting while hiking at Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

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April 2011

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Mono County California (Class A) BFRO

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Sumter County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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