Anne Arundel County, Maryland

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Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

May 2008

I am a 44 yr. old woman, I am submitting this in request of my husband & grown son. As an avid 'birder' (loves bird watching), I was taking an early morning walk (6:45 a.m.) around Oxbow Lake to see what birds were 'out & about'. Almost as soon as I started the short trail around the lake, I noticed that there was no activity.....none, no birds, no deer, no squirrels, nothing. This seemed VERY odd to me, because it was a beautiful spring morning, the sun was shining and there wasn't even the smallest breeze in the air. Then I noticed that the birds weren't even singing, I could not hear one bird song or call, which is very unusual because there is ALWAYS a lot of bird activity here, especially in the early morning. Then, I noticed that not even the frogs, or the peepers were making any sound...it was complete silence. When I reached the part of the trail where I usually see deer, there was nothing. It was just about in this area where I started to smell this terrible odor....har...

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Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls seeing a tall dark creature behind his house at dusk near Laurel

Can't remember exactly when it was but it was sometime in the mid-90's over in the far western portion of Anne Arundel County - Laurel to be exact where 3 counties come together - Anne Arundel, Howard...

August 1998

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter hears vocalizations, smells foul odor

I was bowhunting for deer yesterday (September 17th, 2005) in the swamp bottoms of West River in Churcton, Maryland when I heard what I can only describe as jibberish hollering coming from behind the ...

September 2005

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear animal groan, find tracks in the morning

I came across your webpage for a project at my school, Anne Arundel Community College, and I noticed that I had a similar story near that same area in Odenton. My friends and I were camping along the...

August 2001

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

BFRO Researcher has sighting in Severn Run State Park

On 7 Oct 01, at approximately 6:30 pm (twilight) in the Severn Run State Park, while researching a previous sighting of an animal in this area, I spotted another animal, which had frozen in position (...

October 2001

Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Runner shadowed by possible biped keeping pace through heavy forest near Wirtz

I am an avid runner. I run close to 50 miles a week every week. I often run the exact same route. When I trail run I have been followed by deer and other wildlife that comes up from time to time. Howe...

October 2012

York County Maine (Class B) BFRO

Possible track way found in the snow in Vaughn Woods State Park east of Dover

I was hiking in the woods, doing occasional whoops and wood knocks to try to illicit a response. It felt so squatchy from the moment I got there, but I got no response to anything. I was about an hour...

February 2017

Sumner County Kansas (Class A) BFRO

Close roadside encounter of juvenile biped animal near South Haven

This is the story my son's best friend (Ben, not his real name., age 19) told me the day after the occurrence. My son and a friend were in the same car traveling south on I-35, in Sumner County, Ka...

March 2003

Snohomish County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Rocks and growls spook carpenters working at a home with ongoing activity near Stanwood

THIS INCIDENT HAPPENED THE THIRD WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2013, RIGHT AROUND THANKSGIVING. WE WERE AWAY IN EASTERN WASHINGTON DEER HUNTING. WE WERE HAVING OUR HOME BEING RE-SIDED WHILE WE WERE AWAY. UPON OUR ...

November 2013

Conejos County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Various sightings by campers and ranchers along Lake Fork, a tributary of the Conejos River.

In the first week of June, 1994, my 2 sons and I were fishing in a beaver pond on the Lake Fork of the Conejos about 1 mile upstream from where the Lake Fork of the Conejos meets with the Conejos Rive...

June 1994

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Girl sees creature while picking blueberries. It follows when she screams and flees

My mother told me this story a few years ago. The incident happened when she was a young in the woods surrounding her child hood home. She said she was picking blue berries one day. It was near dar...

January 1950

Clackamas County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Campers making animal noises in forest experience booming screams in reply

ok, I'm 34 so what I'm about to tell you , I am still having trouble accepting, I've wondered about this since I was little. Now I KNOW,..... August 25, 2009 my girlfriend, her two boys and I went ca...

August 2009

Litchfield County Connecticut (Class B) BFRO

Fisherman hears unusual late night vocalizations at Roraback WMA

There is a small pond located in the wildlife management area in Harwinton. I have frequently visited this place throughout my youth, and adulthood to fish, camp, hike, bike, and hunt. The pond is sp...

August 1995