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Report # 10776  (Class B)
Submitted by witness on Friday, February 25, 2005.
Mother and daughter find footprints in their front yard in Pilot Mountain

YEAR: 1999

SEASON: Winter

MONTH: January

DATE: 16

STATE: North Carolina

COUNTY: Surry County

NEAREST TOWN: Pilot Mountain

NEAREST ROAD: Depot Street

OBSERVED: It was a few years ago on a cold, early winter morning. There was snow on the ground and it was freezing outside. My mother has a habit of looking out the bathroom window early in the morning. On this cold winter morning, with the landscaped dressed in a blanket of white and without any visible signs of being touched by human or animal footprints, she saw what looked like 3 very large humanoid footprints. It was so strange that my mother made me get up to take a look. We put our coats on and went outside to investigate. We couldn't believe our eyes. There in the snow were 3 very, very large humanoid footprints. We couldn't figure out where they came from or where they went. It literally looked as it came from no where and went no where, because the footprints did not leave a trail. The footprints were so large I could almost stand in it. You could literally see the 5 toes with foot and toe imprints in the snow. We couldn't believe what we were seeing. Who or what has a foot that big and who or what would be out in this weather barefooted.




TIME AND CONDITIONS: Early morning, cold and snow on the ground

ENVIRONMENT: Residential area. However, there is a mountain about 5 miles from my residence.

Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:

I spoke with both the mother and daughter by phone.

The witnesses stated that the three prints were in pristine condition. The footprints measured sixteen inches long by seven inches wide. They did not measure the distance between the steps. The mother said that because of the recent snowfall there were no other small animal or bird prints in the yard.

About BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:

Stan Courtney has a special interest in wildlife audio recording. He has attended numerous BFRO Expeditions. See Stan's blog for recordings he has collected over the years.

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