McDowell County, West Virginia

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McDowell County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

July 2009

I live in a very rural area of McDowell Co. West Virginia. It is not unusual to see bear, coyote, deer, etc. on a weekly basis around my home. I am an avid hunter/outdoorsman, and I have seen and heard (up to this incident) everything the woods of West Virginia have to offer. On July 23, 2009 I was setting on my front porch area of my residence (I had built a fire) at approx. 11:30p.m when I heard a loud "scream" from 150-200 yards away. My dogs immediately began barking in the direction of the noise. I assumed it was a mountain lion. I listened intently for a few more minutes but I heard nothing else. After about fifteen/twenty minutes, I heard something walking through the wood line directly across the road from my house. The crashing brush led me to believe that it was a large animal, possibly a bear. At exactly 12:15 a.m (fifteen minutes after midnight) I heard a loud roar or moan come from across the road from my house, approximately 300 yards from my house. The animal the...

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McDowell County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Many tracks found and terrible screams heard

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August 1998

McDowell County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

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Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

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Pulaski County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

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February 2017

Tuscarawas County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Night sighting near Sandyville

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Jackson County Texas (Class A) BFRO

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September 2000

Mercer County Pennsylvania (Class B) BFRO

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October 2012

Snohomish County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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March 1987

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

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Tom Green County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Horse rider has daytime encounter near San Angelo.

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