Cumberland County, Maine

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Cumberland County Maine (Class A) BFRO

July 1973

(#1) Mrs. Huntington reported (after her own sighting - #3 - the following day) that her daughters have seen the animal three or four times. The first sighting consisted of four youngsters on bicycles seeing it. The three Huntington children (Lois Huntington, 13; George Huntington Jr., 10; Scott Huntington, 8) and their friend (Tammy Sairo, 12) were riding along the road about a half-mile from the Huntington home. They matter-of-factly reported an encounter with a chimp. Mrs. Huntington would later tell reporters: "My 13-year-old daughter fell off her bike about three feet from him and all he did was cock his head and look at her." It was described as upright and chimpanzee-like. The quiet, intelligent, reserved Lois reportedly told the Maine Sunday Telegram: "I fell right down in front of him and all he did was look at me. I would have known if it were a hippie or something. But it had a regular monkey face. You have seen a monkey before, haven't you?" (#2) A gorilla-like anima...

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Androscoggin County Maine (Class B) BFRO

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August 1999

Androscoggin County Maine (Class A) BFRO

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October 1986

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January 1997

Oxford County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Classic sighting on wooded Maine road

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July 1998

Carbon County Wyoming (Class B) BFRO

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September 2008

British Columbia Canada (Class B) BFRO

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December 1974

Dougherty County Georgia (Class B) BFRO

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January 1977

Lee County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalization east of Ft.Myers

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January 2004

Ferry County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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October 1993

Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

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February 1998

Klamath County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

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Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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September 2011