Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Near Tuscaloosa

Open Map

Tuscaloosa County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

March 2012

I live in Tuscaloosa Alabama in the Yellow Creek Community ... My husband and I have heard screams in the woods from some kind of animal that is so loud and it has a long guttural yell that sounds like a man... We have never heard anything like this. This has been going on now for three weeks in March 2012, almost every night just about 8:30, or right before it getting dark. Then it stops for about a month, and now it has started back up again. I have lived in the country all my life and I am 52 and my husband is 66 years old. We are not a bunch of kids making these things up. I know what cougars, coyotes, bears and wolves all sound like. We have never heard anything like this in the woods before... Other then fourteen years ago, my son who is in the Army and still is to this day. He and I were sitting outside one night at 11:00 talking... We heard the same thing yell out then... It came from behind my house and it yells out in that long guttural yell three times and after the third time it sounded like there was 50 or more coyotes were surrounding us and they stated yapping like crazy. ... The recent sounds are coming between my Grandfather's old house place and my home... It is about a 1/2 mile away. We have a huge lake behind us and nothing but woods... My grandfather has some old abandoned gravel pits and lakes close by too.. There is a swamp in front of our home about 1/4 mile away. I was also told when I was a child that back in the 1930's my grandfather went through the gravel pit one night ... He saw something setting on a hill that looked like a huge hairy thing that had a face like a man.... This was before all the media hype from the Patterson films.. I need help because this thing is getting closer to our home. My husband doesn't have good hearing and he said he could hear it upstairs one night and it sounded like it was in the yard. We have animals, Cattle and Donkeys here we don't know whether to shoot at the sounds from where it is coming from or what... On March 31, 2012, it sounded like it was right down at the bottom of the holler right past our fence ... It sounded like TWO of whatever this thing is, was mad and was yelling at us. I got so scared I took off running into the house.... I have never been so frightened in my life, and believe me when I say I go outside a lot at night by myself I really do, we have a huge wraparound porch I love to listen to the owls and whippoorwill at night but nothing like this has ever happen to me before.... Last week I went to put my puppy up for the night in our garage then I heard whatever this thing is, let out a scream, I called for my husband to come home it was back. When he got here we heard it growl. It came from the same area as before. Like I said before we heard it just about every night for 3 ' weeks and then nothing' That night I told my husband HE BACK! Then the next night we heard it again but this time down in front our house down at the swamp. For the past 2 years people have stripped cut thousands of acreage of land all around here and a lot of animals have migrated around here. My father didn't have his timber cut and he has a large amount of land and we live in the middle of it. We have no one who lives by us. I e-mail you at BFRO in March and I have been talking with one of your investigators.

View Full Report and Investigation

Discuss report

Got a sighting to report?

Tuscaloosa County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Tracks and feces found in freshly turned field

My husband and some others were preparing a field for planting when he noticed a pile of pooh in the field. He walked over to it and stated that he wondered what might have made such a large pile. As ...

August 2003

Tuscaloosa County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Lady sees large hairy creature on the side of the road

It was late June and I was driving home around 2:00 in the morning on a dirt road I use for a short cut from a friends house. It was dark, and cloudy I guess because there was no moon or stars out. I ...

June 2003

Tuscaloosa County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Two outdoorsman fishing, loud vocalizations, footsteps heard

A friend and I were fishing on Holt lake in tuscaloosa county on day after work. It was a thursday about mid july of last year (1999). We had gotten on the water about 6:30 and started fishing. We put...

July 1999

Tuscaloosa County Alabama (Unusable) BFRO

Nighttime sighting in Talledega National Forest.

My sighting occurred when I was 21 years old. I had heard of Bigfoot or Sasquatch before that but not much more than an episode of In Search Of. What little I knew at the time suggested that these cre...

February 1988

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

I have a few, where I live in Charlotte county, borders the web reserve, and is woods for miles and miles, when I started to build my home, just after hurricane Charlie, I had an rv trailer on my prop...

January 2012

Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

Possible Vocalizations heard in Southern Alberta

During the summer of 1991 or 92, I made a call to our local fish and wildlife to ask what could be making these noises I had heard in the coolies near my home. I was told it most likely was a mountain...

January 1992

Rapides Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses saw Creature next to a Broken Tree

This was in the early 80s,late spring early summer. i was still in High school ( Graduated in 1983) Myself my two brothers and my best friend and his two brothers were in a field with our dogs goofing...

June 1980

Steuben County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight sighting by a law enforcement officer standing in his yard near Fremont

I saw what I thought was a very large hunter walking out of the woods next to our house. The only problem was he was not wearing any orange and for some strange reason was wearing a very shaggy ghilli...

November 2012

British Columbia Canada (Class B) BFRO

Photographer is "escorted" out of the woods between Osoyoos & Greenwood

It was a few weeks after Christmas and I was out taking pictures for some new projects. I was offroad about 15 miles with 12"-14" snow on the logging road. I have driven these roads many times through...

January 2004

Klickitat County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Large prints found in mud and then vocalizations heard south of Yakama Reservation

I have always known about these creatures but, never really gave it much thought til it happened to me. I was working for a local rancher in Klickitat Co, just NW of Goldendale WA. My boss said that t...

August 1993