Wabash County, Illinois

Near Keensburg

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Wabash County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

October 2013

I reported a sighting a while back. I went to Beall Woods State Park, it was summer but getting near fall. I took my dog out for a walk for the first time ever, as we got to the very first fork in the trails my dog became very scared like he smelled something but I couldn't. So I took the plum tree trail which goes off to the right and next to a very large ravine. As I got closer to the spill way of it my dog would not move as he was looking at something at the bottom of the ravine. I watched for about thirty seconds and then it moved. It was tall and lean like a track runner. As he turned he saw me, no sound but just wide eyed and opened mouthed. As I backed up he took two steps toward me, that is when my dog barked a very forceful bark that then it stopped and took a step back as I got farther back. I turned and walked very gingerly out of there. As I did i could hear it climb the wall of the ravine in like two steps then through the woods. We left and we have gone back but no face t...

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Wabash County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Close encounter at night by a motorist near Mt.Carmel

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Tishomingo County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

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Bedford County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

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Valley County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

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