Anne Arundel County, Maryland

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Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

October 2001

On 7 Oct 01, at approximately 6:30 pm (twilight) in the Severn Run State Park, while researching a previous sighting of an animal in this area, I spotted another animal, which had frozen in position (to avoid detection, it must have heard my car door shut), at a distance of approx 150 yards off the roadway. The temperature had dropped dramatically, causing a fog to rise over a stream between myself and the animal, partly obscuring my view. I had parked alongside the road, and was standing behind my car, looking into the woods when I spotted the animal standing in the undergrowth (growth is approximately five feet tall, and the animal was approximately three feet above that, slightly bent over). Severn Run State Park, is a state stocked trout stream, which runs from the Odenton area to the Severn River near Annapolis, the state capitol and home of the US Naval Academy. The woods here at this location are mature trees, with lots of undergrowth, no "middle growth" trees, so visibili...

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Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls seeing a tall dark creature behind his house at dusk near Laurel

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August 1998

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

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May 2008

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter hears vocalizations, smells foul odor

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September 2005

Anne Arundel County Maryland (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear animal groan, find tracks in the morning

I came across your webpage for a project at my school, Anne Arundel Community College, and I noticed that I had a similar story near that same area in Odenton. My friends and I were camping along the...

August 2001

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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May 1980

St. Clair County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daylight sighting while riding dirt bike east of Freeburg

My sister recalled a day sighting roughly 5 pm across from our home, in the strip mines. This was roughly 20 years ago. She was riding a small motorcycle down a rock road, she came over the hill to lo...

June 1996

Mason County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man and wife in car see a sasquatch eating frogs on the road

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July 1960

Kalamazoo County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by four witnesses, near Plainwell

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May 2002

Lonoke County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Bus driver encounters ape like creature during an unscheduled stop

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October 1943

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Two boys encounter large creature in daylight

On or about 28 yrs. ago 1974,my cousin and I both who were around 12 yrs.old observed a large hairy creature aprox. 8ft tall.It was in a thickbrushed small wooded area.We must have walked right by it,...

August 1974

Miami County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Four teens camping hear grunting or snorting, observe creature walk from corn field into the woods

I was with my friends at one of their houses. We were spending the night in a tent in his back yard and we had a small fire going. We had been hearing strange noises, like some animal grunting or snor...

September 2003