Monroe County, Indiana

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Monroe County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

2006

Myself and two other people were backpacking in the Hoosier National Forest. We had setup a camp in a valley off the grub ridge loop trail (this is a 10 mile loop, were about 4-5 miles deep in the woods). We were sitting by our camp fire (it was about 1:00 am). We heard a loud vocalization (it almost sounded like a very deep growl, and then a howl). It honestly sounded like an ape. We then heard what sounded like a large branch or tree being snapped in half and then thrown towards us (this happened a couple times). We then heard a loud commotion coming from the woods, we heard what sounded like a small animal being attacked, making a distressed crying noise (I think it was a rabbit, but I'm not sure. It sounded like it was being killed). This went on for 20-30 seconds, and then silence. We then heard something run off through the woods. I could hear branches breaking and leaves rustling, by the racket it made running, it sounded large. You could hear it's body brushing through the t...

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Monroe County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Loud, early morning vocalizations heard by duck hunters near Lake Monroe

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October 2009

Monroe County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Man hears multiple moans and sees a gray creature outside of Bloomington

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March 2009

Monroe County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Two sisters observe creature cross the road

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October 1990

Monroe County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls his observation of a creature crossing a road while hunting in the Morgan-Monroe State Forest

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November 1988

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Strong odor, crunching footsteps and large human-like tracks found in snow

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January 1976

Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Loud vocalizations sounds heard

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May 1990

Coos County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Witness recalls face to face encounter with creature near Myrtle Point

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January 1971

Dona Ana County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

2 youths encounter an 8' tall bi-pedal figure while on family campout

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November 2001

Sussex County Delaware (Class A) BFRO

Father and son witness early morning road crossing of two animals

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June 2003

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife experience an up-close daylight sighting on Hwy. 7 north of Bovey

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August 2009

Love County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

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August 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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September 2012