Charlotte County, Florida

Near Arcadia, FL

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Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

October 2005

My husband and I have lived in Charlotte County FL our entire lives. We have camped with our families for over 40 years up the peace river (only accessable by boat) into Desoto county...After Hurrician Charley, We had gone early to set camp and meet friends. Later that evening, we heard an undescribable screem/yell/growl from somethin very big. Because of the number of alligators there, I at first thought an animal was getting bitten and dragged into the water as we heard water splashing and the yell continued and went from sounding hurt and suprised to angry and mad (I had heard for a long time that there was a big foot in that area, but have never heard, smelled, or seen anything...well into our 40's we never thought we would.) The yell lasted approx 5 seconds, going from something sounding like it was hurt fighting and then angry. It made our hair stand strait up. My husband immediately retrieved his gun, and we were very uncomfortable all evening. We have never heard anything like ...

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Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife have close encounter while roller blading outside Port Charlotte

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January 2002

Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Fish stolen from a boat, possible knocks and vocalizations near Punta Gorda

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January 2012

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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March 2008

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

City planner sees large upright animal while touring property near Punta Gorda

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March 2006

Medina County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Woman is startled after seeing a face with yellow eyes peering into her kitchen window near Valley City

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June 2013

Monterey County California (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sightings by Forest Service employee near Arroyo Seco

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April 1995

Pitkin County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by hiker, off West Sopris Creek Road

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February 2001

Baraga County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

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July 1971

Kane County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found near Algonquin

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February 2011

Cass County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Local people record strange primate vocalizations in remote woods north of Nimrod (w/ recordings)

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Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Morning daylight encounter with grouse hunter on Indian Island 45 km east of Fort Francis

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Belknap County New Hampshire (Class A) BFRO

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