Broward County, Florida

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Broward County Florida (Class A) BFRO

July 1980

Forgive me for not knowing the exact year. It was around 1980 or 1981. My brother, I and a friend were hiking in an old cow pasture that was very overgrown. Back around 1980, Davie still had lots of woods and overgrown orange groves. Sure, I had heard of the skunk ape, but was never concerned. Being a boy, I was adventurous. Anyways, we were in the pasture hiking when we found an old tractor trailer. The trailers doors were missing, the were off and lying rotten on the ground, (with trees growing in them). We noticed that the trailer smelled real bad. We decided to climb in and look around. All we found was stench, like an animal lived in there. We were too far from the road for a bum to wander in and there wasn't any sign that anyone "kept the place up". We lost interest in the trailer and started to hike some more. We came upon a canal that forked with another one. To make a long story shorter, I saw something looking at us from across the canal. We were still about fifty yards from ...

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Broward County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Years of South Florida Skunk Ape stories supported by witness accounts and newspaper articles

In 1974 I was 12 yrs. old visiting my sister M and her family in Davie FL with my cousin A who was 15 at the time. One night we were sleeping on a pull out couch in the sitting room. When we smelled s...

July 1974

Broward County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Man describes teenage incident -- possible intimidation approach at 2 AM in Coral Springs, at the edge of the Everglades

Back in 1985-86 my family relocated to Coral Springs from Miami before the Sawgrass Express way was built. We lived so close to the Glades my friends and I used to ride our skateboards to the levy and...

August 1985

Broward County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Foot steps heard while walking on trail at night

Myself and my brother both had separate encounters with it in the Spring and Fall of 1994, respectively. I first encountered "something" in the spring of 1994 when camping with a group of friends in t...

January 1994

Broward County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Two witnesses observed a large, black-brown human-like form between Wiles Rd. and Sample Rd

My brother and I observed a large, black-brown human-like form near a large tree that had a branch some 18 inches in diameter hanging over a dirtbike trail. We heard grunting and movement in the bushe...

January 1975

Putnam County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers his daytime sighting as a youth living south of Hennepin

In November 1986 I was on my bike (bmx). We just had snow, about one inch. I was riding it on the road. I looked down at the road and when I looked back up I saw something that I will never forget. It...

November 1986

Fairbanks County Alaska (Class A) BFRO

Witness observers 6 foot, shaggy, dark brown creature off Richardson Hwy

Something that I would not believe unless I saw it just stepped up about 30 feet in front of me stared at me kind of grunted and walked into the woods real quietly . I did have a rifle and a handgun o...

September 1964

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Lake Tapps

With friend Scott Piveral, at about 7:30 AM on way to school, saw two white creatures that smelled like skunks, just standing at edge of woods on a hill, they then meanered back into woods. The creatu...

October 1975

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

Bigfoot in Farmdale park E. Peoria Illinois. I was about 13 years old. I'm 72 now. Snow on the ground I was carrying a gun in the woods hunting for birds, rabbits anything just killing time. I...

January 1957

Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by young fisherman at dusk on Wabikon Lake

i was 15 at the time i vacationed at johnnies resort every summer w/ my family. we were there to fish and i had been the every summer since i was 5.it was about 8:00 pm and i was in my bot fishing clo...

July 1983

Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Five year old boy approached by a large, bi-pedal animal covered in dark hair

I was in the woods walking around and turning to the deeper recesses of the forest, I saw a rather tall figure coming toward me on two legs. It was hard to discern at first what it's appearance was bu...

January 1979

Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls early evening sighting near Brandywine Ski Resort

I WAS DRIVING ON RT 271 NORTH OVER BY BOSTON MILLS SKI RESORT WHEN I SPOTTED SOMETHING WALKING INTO THE WOODS IN AN UP RIGHT POSTION I NEW IT WASN'T A MAN OR BEAR IT WAS AT THE TOP OF THE HILL ON SOUT...

September 2005

Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has nighttime sighting below Raton Pass

I was driving at night on I-25 on raton pass. This happened last night. It was late and then I noticed something on the side of the road. I thought it was a bear or something. Then it took of and ran ...

January 2005