Graham County, Arizona

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Graham County Arizona (Class B) BFRO

1950's

Incident occurred on an old ranch approximately 50 years ago--i.e. around 1950--and was related to us by a native of Safford, AZ who said she and other people have heard the story all their lives, but as usual people joke about it--but the rancher who claimed to have had the sighting was very serious about it, and he said it was no joke and he would get angry when people would joke about it. The rancher was riding the range of his ranch on horseback checking on his cattle herd, and he saw a large, dark brown furry, upright creature walking on two legs that "was not a bear". He said he has seen bears his entire life up there on the range and insisted "this was not a bear." He said that when the creature was aware that the rancher had spotted him/her it turned and ran uphill up a steep tree-lined canyon.

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Graham County Arizona (Class B) BFRO

Campers on Mount Graham are frightened by late-night visitor

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June 2013

Graham County Arizona (Class B) BFRO

Campers on Mount Graham experience possible intimidation behavior

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May 2013

Graham County Arizona (Class B) BFRO

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September 2008

Graham County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

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January 2007

Putnam County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

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Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Lake Tapps

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October 1975

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

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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

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January 2005