Boone County, West Virginia

Near Ridgeview, WV

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Boone County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

July 2006

I would like to preface this report with a small fact: I have always wanted to see a Bigfoot. I truly believe that I have, based on what i saw tonight. I work for a monitoring lab that conducts late-night bat surveys. Very recently we were commissioned to do a survey to look for Myotis sodalis, the Indiana bat. We had to make sure that the bats were not roosting on an active mine site. On the second night of our 6-day survey, my coworker and I were going to check one of the nets when we heard a very loud whooping howl nearby (within 30 feet of where we were standing). It was late at night, probably around 1:30 in the morning. At first I thought the sound was a person, trying to scare us by making howling noises. After the creature vocalized a second time, however, i knew the noise wasn't made by a man. I refused to move from my spot, scanning the tree line with my light. I didn't see anything then, but i heard rustling in the woods of something large moving. The next night i wa...

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Barbour County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by motorist along US-250 outside Belington

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Berkeley County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

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September 1979

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November 2003

Holmes County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

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July 1997

Morrow County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

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Holmes County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Young girls have daylight sighting near their home

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Butler County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Campers have close encounter with large, hairy creature

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February 1993

Ashland County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Two high school students are chased by large unknown creature

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