Rensselaer County, New York

Near Petersburgh, NY

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Rensselaer County New York (Class B) BFRO

February 2004

On February 15th, 2004 at approximately 9:30 PM in Petersburgh, NY a resident on a rural road noticed his dog chained outside was extremely agitated. He stepped out on his front porch, when he heard several shrieking screams. They were continuous in nature. He stepped in and asked his wife who was watching television to step out and she too heard it scream. The witnesses have lived in Alaska and the male witness is an avid hunter. He has never heard anything of this nature in his life before and described the vocalization as "un-Godly" and the loudest thing he'd ever heard before. The next morning, he observed a set of footprints in the snow coming from across the road, up a steep embankment and across the field to the west of the house in a northwardly direction. The strides were described as 5 - 6 feet apart. Note the field was covered with approximately 14 inches of snow. The witnesses' son tracked the foot prints into the forest behind the house where apparently a second set of...

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Rensselaer County New York (Class B) BFRO

Possible track find in snow, near the town of Sand Lake

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Rensselaer County New York (Class A) BFRO

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Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department Offense report/summary

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Los Angeles County California (Class A) BFRO

Early 70's, Sighting by a deer hunter, off of Highway # 2, in the San Grabriel Mountains

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October 1970

Onslow County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Early morning traveler recalls roadway sighting near Holly Ridge

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October 1983

Lane County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Lady walking with dog has lengthy, close nighttime encounter

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December 1978

Duval County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Security Guards have sighting while on duty near Jacksonville

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August 2000

Clark County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Teenager recounts his sighting as a very young boy on his property near Yacolt

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August 1995

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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Geauga County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

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March 2001