Colfax County, New Mexico

Near Raton, NM

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Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

January 2005

I was driving at night on I-25 on raton pass. This happened last night. It was late and then I noticed something on the side of the road. I thought it was a bear or something. Then it took of and ran across the road behind my car. I was so surprised and shocked I did not stop. It was about 6 ft plus and it crossed the road in three steps or so.

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Cheryl Samora 37 days ago

My son and I live in Raton Nm..Colfax County. We were coming back from Trinidad Co on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. We were about 4 miles North of Raton going South on I-25, when my son notice a large human like person standing on the ledge of a huge flat rock facing the highway. My son said it was in a defensive position with it's arms extended in front of him like flexing and it was light fur on the body and dark head in the shape of an egg..Traffic was

Minimal but the next turn around was for official police use..I would have had to go down 4 miles to first Raton exit and come back around about 6 miles to head South at another official cross over..My son was insistent as to what he saw, this was around 5:30 pm.on a very clear sunny day..


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