Jefferson County, Missouri

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Jefferson County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

January Late 1980s

I can vividly remember the event. We lived on Stroup Road, which was about 10 miles west of Festus Mo. It was in the winter and there was several inches of snow on the gound. Me and my younger brother was riding our 4-wheerler on our property and was looking ahead up the trail and saw a large creature moving through some pine trees up at the end of the trail. Even though I was about 13 at the time, I had a couple years of deer hunting and had seen a black bear before, the size of the animal or creature I had saw difenatly was not either of the two. It was dark colored and and appeard to be at least 6 or 7 feet tall. I couldn't make out any real features but it scared the heck out of me and my brother. I turned around and hauled butt out of there. I drove through a small creek and up a steep hill to get back to our house, was so scared that I left the 4-wheeler running. I was just happy that the 4-wheeler made it up the hill. Just talking about this brings goose bumps on my legs and arm...

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Jefferson County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Early A.M. sighting returning home from family event

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Jefferson County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

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April 1999

Jefferson County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

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October 2014

Jefferson County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Dark figure crosses the road at night in front of motorist near High Ridge

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February 2015

Lewis County New York (Class A) BFRO

July 2000, Lewis County Group of Young Hikers see large Bipedal Creature

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July 2000

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daylight sighting southwest of Taylorville

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September 2008

Sangamon County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Recollection of a daylight sighting as a youth in Riverton

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September 1996

Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Road crossing sighting on Hwy 109 near Mt. Gilead and Uwharrie National Forest

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June 2020

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Motorist sees 8ft creature in road

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September 1999

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Creature took amazing strides with arms swinging.

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July 1998

Stewart County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two campers report seeing tall creature at Rood Park campground and boat landing by the Chattahoochee River, just south of Florence Marina

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August 2000

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teens have daylight sighting near Alton

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July 2004