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Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

August 1981

Me and my brother and our cousin (11, 10 & 12 years old at the time) used to frequent a neighborhood across from ours called Acorn Circle. It was a heavily wooded area that only had about three homes at the time. On the Southeast side of this neighborhood there were no homes at all and was especially a favorite spot of ours to play since it had a few curiosities about the area. Just to describe the location a bit; this wooded area had a nice canopy of trees and was somewhat darkened even in the bright daylight. There was this large mound of eroded dirt that had a patch of sunlight directly coming through the tree canopy. About 15 feet away there was a large drainage ditch that was about five foot across and four foot deep, someone at one time had placed a log across this ditch in order to cross it. On the other side there was an old VW bug and van that had been there so long that small trees were actually growing up and through them. Further back from this was the scarce remnants of a ...

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Sarasota County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Passenger on I-75 spots a large animal near Myakka State Park

My husband and I were driving home on I-75, the day after Christmas. Our car just started to accelerate after being in traffic for over an hour due to an accident. My husband was watching the cars clo...

December 2012

Sarasota County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Husband and wife hear early morning vocalizations near back of Myakka State Park

Hello, I just found ur web site, have 2 reports. NO B.S. This occured in North Port, Florida in 1999, in the summer. My wife & i were sleeping & about 2am we both woke up and heard something outside a...

January 1999

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by fishermen near Venice

Me and my brother was fishing in a local pond for bass on a john boat in the evening and we were just talking back and forth when this thing non human or not a bear bent over from the edge of the palm...

January 1988

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Bigfoot crosses SR-72 directly in front a vehicle west of Arcadia and just outside Myakka River State Park

The witness does not have a computer, so I asked the witness to fill out our report form by hand. This following is what she wrote: I was driving home toward Arcadia on HWY 72 around 8:30 pm. I tho...

September 2014

Siskiyou County California (Class A) BFRO

Young Native American has a short face to face encounter

I was walking north on highway 96, on the riverside of the road, approximately 3/4 of a kilometer south of the Somes Bar store. I saw something out of the corner of my eye, and when I looked acros...

August 1982

Sutter County California (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers childhood daytime sighting along the Feather River

I'm 42 now and its been a while since I decided to tell my story about what I saw that beautiful sunny day about 11:00am if you go down to the Pasquines restaurant, take rear turn-off road and keep go...

July 1965

Ogemaw County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Night Time Sighting by Motorist - South of Lupton

I was driving down rose City Road in Lupton Michigan at about, 10:10 p.m. and the road that I was driving on goes right through the lupton swamp. I seen something in the middle of the road. It was hug...

September 2007

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls his nighttime sighting of a tall hair covered biped outside Orlando

After watching several episodes of your show on Animal Planet, I decided to tell my story; I am actually getting goose bumps thinking of it. This happened in Orlando, Florida around the early 2000's, ...

January 2000

Delaware County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Teenagers wading down the Olentangy River at night have a sighting south of Delaware

This particular siting occured in mid-Summer of 1975. We were 14 and 15 years old at the time. My friends and I often camped out during the Summer months, usually in open fields or down along the Olen...

July 1976

Bradford County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime road crossing near Camp Blanding

My Fiance had an accident at work last summer where he received burns on his hand and I had to take him to the burn center in Gainesville at Shands. I was driving home with him in the car and he was a...

June 2012

Henry County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting of gray upright animal near Kewanee

I was hesitant to even tell my wife about this, when it happened and it has taken me a few years, now, before I felt I could say anything. I didn't want anyone to think I was crazy or seeing things. I...

September 1999

Wayne County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has a late-afternoon encounter near the Altamaha River

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November 2008