Brevard County, Florida

Near West Melbourne

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Brevard County Florida (Class B) BFRO

April 2015

This is being typed by the investigator as told by the hunter. "I was turkey hunting on April 5, 2015 and I cut across a field of sawgrass and found what appeared to be a mound of dead sawgrass piled high which did not occur naturally. It was obvious it has been pulled up by hand and was some sort of a bed or nest. I've never seen anything like it. To my knowledge there isn't any animal that can do this." "It was larger than the bed in my pickup truck." "When I got home, I told my nephew about it. He asked me to go back and take a photo of it. The next weekend, I did. He contacted the BFRO for me."

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Brevard County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Deer hunters are rattled with tree crashes and a howl west of Melbourne

Me and my neighbor were sitting in a hunting blind for about 2 1/2 hours when the woods suddenly went quiet. Then we heard some crashing in the bushes about 300 yards away. So I told my neighbor to pu...

January 2013

Brevard County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by a motorist outside Port St. John

I was driving down state road at 9pm on 9/17/11. This road is good for heavy traffic and none at all. At the time I was the only car on the road going both directions. I was headed south towards stat...

September 2011

Brevard County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Fishing guide with clients approached by a Florida Skunk-Ape in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

I'm a fishing guide in Florida for over 25 years and spend apx 200 days on the water a year. On a charter last month I had a Delta pilot and lawyer on my boat. As we poled into a remote area of the Me...

May 2011

Brevard County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls nighttime sighting while driving on US-1 near Rockledge

We were heading home from work approximately 11pm. There was rain and we came up on what we thought was a person along side of the the road but as we got closer, what we saw was something that was aro...

June 1998

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