Rich County, Utah

Near Garden City, UT.

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Rich County Utah (Class B) BFRO

October 2000

I was alone hunting mule deer. I had been hiking for about 45 minutes to get to the spot where I had the encounter. I was sitting on a ridge between to rows of rimrock, looking into a draw that comes up the south side of Hodges Canyon. I bent over to retie a bootlace when I was startled by an extremely loud noise of short duration. I didn't have any idea what the noise was. Then I heard it again. I would describe it as a low pitched, guttural shout/growl. The volume and resonance were incredibly loud, but of short duration (about 1 to 1 1/2 seconds). I heard the vocalization about 7 to 10 times, at about 10 second intervals. Then I heard twigs breaking and brush popping, moving rapidly in my direction, just like an elk or moose was running toward me.I never saw anything, but I fully expected the animal I was hearing to come into view immediately. As the unseen creature moved toward me, I took the point and shoot camera from my backpack. I also released the safety on my .270 rifle. The ...

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Beaver County Utah (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting at Labaron Lake, Fishlake National Forest

im glad i came across this site its helped me deal with my experience. august 2001 is when it happened in fish lake natl. forest utah. my girlfriend and dogs always take camping trips to beaver,ut...

August 2001

Beaver County Utah (Class C) BFRO

Tracks found by family hunting for arrowheads

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Box Elder County Utah (Class A) BFRO

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September 1976

Cache County Utah (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by hunter near rural homes in the Wellsville Mountains

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October 2007

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

My brother and I were spending the night in our grandparents' camp trailer, which sat about 20 yards away from our parents' house. We were staying there because our other set of grandparents were borr...

October 1980

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

This occurred southeast of Orlando. I was attending an on-site meeting for a new construction project in a very remote and undeveloped area southeast of Orlando. During the meeting, I kept noticing mo...

September 2011

Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

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

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January 2012

Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

Possible Vocalizations heard in Southern Alberta

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January 1992

Rapides Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses saw Creature next to a Broken Tree

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June 1980