Preble County, Ohio

Near Gratis

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Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

September 1978

Looking at your website and specifically the Ohio incidents brought back into mind a lot of strange things that happened in our area while growing up. There were some footprints, but I am sure they were made by a guy from a neigboring farm. There had been a lot of talk previous to this about strange things going on in the area. they included several cattle found dead in fields and their carcasses had been heavily scavenged, but there were no known large predators or dog packs in the area. No bears had been seen in this area since the early 1900's. There was some unexplained property damage to unattended buildings and barns, yet no property was taken. Also there were accounts similar to what i saw on your website reports, such as high-pitched whistles and unusual growling sounds. I myself had an unnerving experience while fishing on Twin Creek near Gratis Ohio, about 10 miles east of germantown. My dog was with me and I noticed that he was acting "funny", meaning that he did little ...

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Preble County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Case report about a sighting by a boy and local rumors about a bigfoot in area.

Case Report by Ron Schaffner Subject - Encounter with large "Ape-like" animal Date - May 18, 1977 Time - 8:30 PM Witnesses - Two 13 year-old boys whose parents request confidentiality Location - Pre...

May 1977

Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Family going fishing find a large, strange footprint in a sandbar near Gratis

We went down to the creek (Twin Creek in Preble county) to fish and saw a big footprint in a sandbar that was way too big to be human. We took a picture next to my husband's foot which is a size 13. T...

June 2014

Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Whooping sound wakes and unnerves a couple near West Alexandria

One night about 4 am I heard strange sounds. It started fairly distant and would repeat on a somewhat long interval. It slowly moved closer. As it closed in the sound went from slow intervals to rapid...

July 2014

Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter and print find while deer hunting near Camden

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November 2012

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

City planner sees large upright animal while touring property near Punta Gorda

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March 2006

St. Johns County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by hunters and a biologist in Guana River WMA

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January 2002

Harrison County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

While staying in cabins, sleepers awakened in early morning by strange sounds and notice unusual smell in Appalachian foothills

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July 2004

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Truck driver has brief roadside sighting

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June 1978

Carroll County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A woman recounts her childhood sighting near Atwood Lake

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Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

1996 Memorial Day Weekend Video

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May 1996

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Moose hunter has morning encounter in hills of northern Ontario

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November 1999

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by family on Hwy 12 near Packwood, Labor Day Weekend

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September 2001