Marion County, Florida

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Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

February 2012

On February 21, 2012 at aprox 2:55pm while traveling on a back county heavily wooded road in Ocala Florida, I observed an animal coming out of the woods on the South side of the road heading North. From this distance I first thought this was a bear coming across the road, however I did notice that the way this animal carried himself did not appear to be a bear. The animal was walking on all fours but appeared to be larger in the front of his body but lower in the hind end, much unlike a bear. He seemed to be bobbing up and down and seemed to me that it was injured. As I approached closer I could see that he was walking on the knuckles of his front arms, appearance was dark brown shaggy coat, not like smooth sheen coat or fur that would be on a Florida black bear. As the animal approached the edge of pavement, he then stood up on it's hind legs with a slight curvature and legs bent, he then crossed the road on its hind legs arms swaying or swinging (longer appearance of arms as that of ...

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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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Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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Marion County Florida (Class B) BFRO

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Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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Butler County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

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Cleveland County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

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