Humboldt County, California

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Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

June 2003

During the last week of June, my girlfriend and I decided to take the dogs on a long walk. We were driving up the coast planning on a beach walk when I decided to go to a area on redwood creek where my friend had heard some unusual and scary whistles and screams. He is a very experienced hunter and outdoorsman with a degree in wildlife biology and he had never heard anything like it. Anyway, we were walking up the north bank, where the trails are, when I decided to cross to the south bank to check out some sandbars. I loaded up my girlfriend on my back and waded across. We then continued upstream a shortways when we came across three distinct footprints. They were approximately 14 1/2 inches long. I measured them with a stick that I saved. I compared them with my own barefoot track for depth and they were nearly twice as deep. I weigh about 280 lbs. I was surprised that they weren't wider, they were almost narrow for their length. I at first thought they were human because of t...

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Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear multiple, pre-dawn vocalizations in Humboldt Redwoods State Park

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August 2007

Humboldt County California (Class A) BFRO

Possible sighting by motorist beside Highway 101 between Orick and Trinidad

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October 2006

Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard in Humboldt State Redwoods

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August 2006

Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by backcountry hikers in Redwoods National Park

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August 2000

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

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Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

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July 1983

Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

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Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls early evening sighting near Brandywine Ski Resort

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September 2005

Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

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January 2005

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January 2000

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August 2007

Ward County North Dakota (Class A) BFRO

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