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

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June 2014

Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Whooping sound wakes and unnerves a couple near West Alexandria

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July 2014

Preble County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter and print find while deer hunting near Camden

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November 2012

Mono County California (Class B) BFRO

Father and son come across two sets of tracks while hunting near Benton

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January 1995

Powell County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

While observing a footprint, youth looks off the path to see shiny haired creature looking at him

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August 1978

Kittitas County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Hiker describes possible vocalizations and rocks thrown at a remote lake in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness

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October 2012

Dale County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight encounter on Fort Rucker Army Base

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April 1992

Calcasieu Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Woman recounts childhood sighting behind her house near Lake Charles

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San Juan County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Miner reports pre-dawn road crossing near Silverton

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April 1989

McKean County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

Possible sightings and strange occurences close to a couple's home east of Bradford

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Floyd County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Separate Iowa incidents over time in Floyd County area

I have three diffrent reports to give 2 are back in 77 and one just last year..the reson for this reporting is that these sighting have all been in the same area.the DNR of the area has had at least 6...

August 1977