La Salle County, Illinois

Near Seneca

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La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

July 1983

The following phone interview was conducted by Stan Courtney on the 13th of June, 2005. The witness does not have a computer or internet access so the information was entered with his permission. The first names of the two witnesses have been changed. John: A friend said he wanted to go camping. He had a black powder .45 and I had a single shot .22 with me and we walked out into the woods, which was quite a distance that we walked to get back to where we were at. My wife dropped us off so that nobody would know that we were there and we hiked all the way back. We took machetes with us and we cleared out an area, and a good little area, I would say 10' by 10' area, you know, that we cleared out, so we made quite a bit of noise, is what I'm trying to say. Anything out there is going to be gone [due to] the scent of a man first of all and all that noise that we made. Then we gathered firewood, but we were a distance out that no one else would be around. I do mean quite a distance out,...

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La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter sees an animal resembling a gorilla near Marseilles

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November 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible activity experienced by a family near Utica

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October 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Second nighttime sighting by motorcyclist north of Marseilles

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October 2011

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Late night encounter by a motorcyclist outside of Marseilles

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July 2011

Larimer County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Elk hunters see huge, white upright figure approach their campfire north of Fort Collins

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December 2005

Okeechobee County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Woman observes small bipedal creature cross 441 near Ft.Drum

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January 2004

Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting from Hwy. 41 in the Big Cypress National Preserve

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September 2008

Le Flore County Oklahoma (Class B) BFRO

Local family reports huge tracks near Big Cedar

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February 2005

Washington County New York (Class A) BFRO

Man has clear sighting of a bipedal primate on clear winter night

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Saskatchewan Canada (Class B) BFRO

Hunters hear possible vocalizations and find strange deer kill outside Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan

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September 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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Davidson County Tennessee (Class B) BFRO

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