Bartholomew County, Indiana

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Bartholomew County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

July 2006

I was walking our puppy at 2:30 Am, Puppy training! We live directly across from Camp Atterbury,which is heavily wooded on our side. We also share it with Brown County State park And Yellow wood. I was basically star gazing... I hear a loud howl type sound, that I have never heard before; I grew up here, so I know what coyotyes, wolves, foxes, owls, and even bobcats sound like...THIS WAS NOT ANY OF THOSE! I have never heard this sound from here???? There was one short howl... it sounded like it was right in front of me no more than 140 ft. I moved a few paces to my right and again I heard a howl in front of me, as if it moved to the right with me...this time after the second howl there was about four or five short hoops after it! By that time I was really freaked out and ran back to my house!

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Bartholomew County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Night sighting near Columbus with vocalization heard.

I was 18 and a senior at Columbus East High school at the time this occured. There is a park directly across the street from my house. It was a warm spring night. I was doing a report for school and i...

April 2001

Bartholomew County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Motorists witness something "white and furry" crossing Youth Camp Road

The sighting was witnessed by my brother and a friend. My brother told me of the sighting shortly after it happened in the winter of 1992. He has retold it to me a few times over the years, most recen...

January 1992

Cape May County New Jersey (Class A) BFRO

Early morning sighting behind a home near Cape May

My wife took our dogs outside this morning like she always does around 6:30am. She was standing on the deck and the dogs were in the fences in yard. She heard an odd unfamiliar creepy moan sound and s...

August 2016

Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Road-crossing sighting by motorist on Hwy 220 north of Candor

In 1990 + - I am not sure of the year I was going to the beach down hwy 220 south with my husband, he did not see any thing. As best I can remember we were close to Candor NC, where 211 toward Pinehur...

June 1990

Cambria County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

While walking alone in the woods, boy comes face to face with 8 foot tall creature

I will tell you about my visual incident. I was walking in the woods behind my old place when I heard some noise. At first I thought it was a deer or something so I looked to see what it was. When I l...

February 1998

Horry County South Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Security policeman has nighttime sighting at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base

At the time of the sighting I was on duty as a Security Police officer in the U.S. Air Force at the Myrtle Beach AFB, SC. I was patrolling on a security road called the Serpintine at about 9 pm. The t...

April 1974

Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorist on U.S. 41 near I-29

We were driving eastbound on US 41 to go fishing off of Turner River Rd. about 11 AM. at approx. 1/2 a mile east of the I 29 and US 41 intersection. My girlfriend looked to the north side of the road ...

June 2005

La Salle Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Two teenage deer hunters have encounter while hunting

Encounter as told to BFRO researchers Scott Kessler & Patricia Normand on January 27,2001 by two teenage (both 14 y/o) hunters (K.H. & L.C.) about their encounter November 18th, 2000. We had ridden...

November 2000

Palm Beach County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Year long sightings by family

These thing's which we called skunk ape's,would come on our property at night and eat mango's,and other fruit. They would also sometimes come to the travel trailer and look in the windows as if they...

July 1975

British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorist on Hwy 4 near Kennedy Lake

Last week while driving between Port Alberni and Tofino on Vancouver Island I saw what at first I believed to be a bear on a tree overhanging the river. After commenting to my wife, I glanced back aga...

March 2007