Sumter County, Florida

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Sumter County Florida (Class A) BFRO

September 2010

hi my name is eric and i felt i needed to write this.me and 3 friends were camping in richlom wild life management area on labor day weekend we were just sitting around the fire when all of the sudden i noticed it got very quiet and all the bugs disappered then we haerd what sounded like a tree being up rooted so we grabbed the spotlight and started searching what it was we found a good sized pine tree half pushed over then we sat back down and as soon as we did we haerd a very very odd growl then we stood back up and started panning the spotlight when we saw a very hairy 11ft object we stood motionless as we looked at it then it darted off and then thats when i left camp site and went home my number is *** *** **** if you have any questions thank you.

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Sumter County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime activity in the retirement community The Villages

I live in The Villages, Florida which is a community encompassing three counties (Sumter, Lake, and Marion). Behind my house there is one of those high tower power line paths. On the other side, there...

January 2013

Sumter County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible daytime encounter by a father and son hunting in the Richloam Wildlife Management Area

Shaking of trees immediately upon getting out of truck. We were going hunting. Heard some knockings off in the distance. Walking down the trail, we could smell a foul smell (later we found the source ...

October 2011

Sumter County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Driver sees a large animal possibly stalking wild boar outside Bushnell

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January 2012

Sumter County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by hunter and son in Richloam Wildlife Management Area

Me and my 17 year old son were hunting at richloam wildlife management area. we had been walking through the swamps all morning and on various occasions there was a really fowl smell that would come a...

October 2009

Monterey County California (Class A) BFRO

Two teenage girls have daytime encounter on Big Sur Coast

I was camping with my friend and her family in Big Sur California. It was 1974. My friend Sylvia and I were sitting on the sand near the beach. I looked up at the cliffs and I saw something big and bl...

April 1974

Athens County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Dog walker lady has daylight sighting of a Bigfoot in a nature preserve NW of Coolville

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October 2019

Kern County California (Class A) BFRO

A daylight sighting near Frazier Park, by a hiker

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October 1992

Douglas County Nebraska (Class A) BFRO

Various sightings by residents near the Missouri River

We live near Omaha, Nebraska. I am speaking on behalf of my mother. My mother first saw this "thing " when she was 10 years old. You have to understand the way the neighborhood we live in is set up. T...

August 2005

Beltrami County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Girls see tall upright animal shake tree then run off on two feet

My friend and I were leaving my dad's old house, its in the middle of the woods so normally there are tons of birds and other animals making noise, but we noticed that everything had become completely...

July 2001

Huerfano County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Hikers observe animal in early evening near Blanca Peak

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January 1994

Douglas County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of being chased on a farm near Ava

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January 1986

Langlade County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has early morning sighting outside Anitgo

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January 2016