Washington County, Maryland

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Washington County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

May 1989

Myself and 2 good friends were camping in the Lill Aaron Strauss Wilderness area of Green Ridge State Park in Allegheny County Maryland. We were all in our late teens but very experienced campers and very comfortable in the woods. On the 2nd night of our trip we made camp in a low area several miles off the trails near where our topographic map showed a Civil War cemetery was located, though we were unable to find the site. After dinner we sat around the fire as the darkness grew and we all began to feel a bit spooked, as if we were being watched, so we let the fire burn itself out and bedded down. Early the next morning I awoke to a loud wailing which I can only describe as a cross between a lion roar and a screech owl. The noise happened several times and it was very close. At the same time we heard something crashing through the vegetation nearby and what sounded like thick branches cracking and heavy thuds as if large logs or rocks were impacting the forest floor. My friend...

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Washington County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls sighting near Williamsport

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Liberty County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Couple has early morning sighting on Highway 105 very near the Trinity River

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Park County Montana (Class A) BFRO

A van driver and passenger observe a large animal walking

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Warren County New York (Class A) BFRO

Dusk sighting on shoreline of Lake George at Deer Leap

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Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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September 2014

Yancey County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by camper at Black Mountain Campground near Blue Ridge Parkway

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Parker County Texas (Class A) BFRO

While parking near Sunshine Lake, teens have late night encounter

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Troup County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

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November 2010

Madison County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

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February 2009