Highlands County, Florida

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Highlands County Florida (Class A) BFRO

March 2006

well we were rideing our atv's and we turnd an corner and in the distince we saw a big black thing, at first we thought it was another atver but as we got closer it started to look like a person cuz it had alot of hair ...he was just standing looking at us then my brother pointed and said "look!" then we all saw him turn and run into the bushes. he was hunched and he was black then we went down there and we didnt see him then we saw footprints and it wasnt just any footprints they were prety big they were about 3 feet and we didnt here anything cuz we had our helmets on and the atvs are pretty loud.

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Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife have close encounter while roller blading outside Port Charlotte

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January 2002

Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by a man walking his dog in a subdivision next to the Ocala National Forest

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Broward County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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July 1974

Alachua County Florida (Class B) BFRO

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October 2012

Macoupin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sighting at dawn while deer hunting north of Hettick

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November 1993

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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Hartford County Connecticut (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorist, Wilbur Cross Parkway, approx midway between Berlin and Woodbridge

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August 2018

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Father and son have daylight sighting on Illinois Rt 48 near Taylorville

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May 2008

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting by motorist near Sorrento

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October 2000

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

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Pasco County Florida (Class A) BFRO

creature seen in an open field by witness.

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June 1984

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorists near the town of Big Lake

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