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Burlington County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

April 1997

I was part of 30 person 3-day hike on the Batona trail. The first night we made camp at an isolated spot two miles off the trail. The camp ground has only a dirt road for access and is very remote. It was also the off season so presumably no one had been there for quite some time. The group split up and was strung out over 100 or so yards for the night. I slept outside at the very fringe of the camp. It was 1:30 in the morning and i was awoken by a terrible scream. I've heard racoons fighting before and I'm familiar with the cries of local wounded animals and this was nothing I had ever heard before. I also heard it moving rather smoothly through the brush, it was large and was within twenty yards of us. I was too scared to look up. I buried my head in my sleeping bag and tried to look as unappetizing as possible. Later it passed by again (about an hour or two). A few of the other hikers also heard it but we kept it quiet. Also some of the people who heard it had heard it befor...

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Burlington County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

Teens experience possible nighttime stalking & intimidation in Pemberton

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October 2007

Burlington County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

Possible Nightime Encounter In Wharton State Forest

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October 1981

Burlington County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

Night time sighting in Wharton State Forest, within five miles of Batsto

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November 1995

Burlington County New Jersey (Class A) BFRO

Late night sighting by motorists in Crosswicks

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January 2003

Dougherty County Georgia (Class B) BFRO

Man remembers a late night "camp-circling" along with several other young Marines outside of Albany

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January 1977

Lee County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalization east of Ft.Myers

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January 2004

Ferry County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner recalls early morning sighting near Malo

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October 1993

Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

Witness has two encounters with an animal near Genesee River

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February 1998

Klamath County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Footsteps heard outside of camper trailer near Bear Valley National Bald Eagle Refuge

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Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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September 2011

Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Fish stolen from a boat, possible knocks and vocalizations near Punta Gorda

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Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

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January 1992