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COUNTY: Navajo County
LOCATION DETAILS: OLD LINDEN HI-WAY AND HI-WAY 260
NEAREST TOWN: SHOW LOW
NEAREST ROAD: OLD LINDEN AND HI-WAY 260
OBSERVED: WELL ME AND MY FAMILY WERE ALL OUT CAMPING AND FISHING AT A GREAT LAKE THATS IN SHOW LOW AZ CALLED FOOLS HOLLOW LAKE. IT WAS OUR LAST NIGHT THERE AFTER A GREAT STAY AND LOTS OF FUN WE HAD A NICE DINNER AND ALL WANTED TO HIT THE HAY. IT WAS ABOUT 9:30 OR 10 PM WE ALL WENT TO BED. I HAVE HUNTED ALL MY LIFE AND THE SOUND I HEARD I HAVE NEVER HEARD BEFORE IT WAS VERY LOUD AND OFF IN THE DISTANCE IT WENT ON FOR ABOUT A MINUTE IT ALMOST SOUNDED LIKE IT WAS ANGRY. THIS HAPPENED AT ABOUT 3:45AM MONDAY JUNE 11TH 2007 I JUMPED OUT OF BED AND COULD HEAR A RABBIT SCREAM LIKE SOMETHING WAS KILLING IT AFTER THAT I DIDNT HEAR IT AGAIN. IN THE MORNING ME AND MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS GOT UP HAVING COFFEE AND I ASKED SOME OF MY FRIENDS IF THEY HEARD THAT HOWL AND THE RABBIT SCREAMING AND A LONG TIME FRIEND OF MINE SAID HE WAS WAKENED BY THE SOUND AND HE ASWELL IS A LONG TIME HUNTER AND HAS NEVER HEARD NOTHING LIKE THAT.
OTHER WITNESSES: ME AND MY FRIEND THAT'S ALL
OTHER STORIES: NO
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 3:45 AM DARK
ENVIRONMENT: PINE FOREST, MOUNTAINS
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator TF Zamiski:
I spoke with this witness on 1/31/08.
The sound seemed to come from across the lake, hard to judge the distance. They were sleeping in a camper.
This witness is familiar with animal sounds and has spent considerable time outdoors. The only sound he could identify this particular incident with are the recordings on this website.
The Show Low area has a history of BF related incidents.
About BFRO Investigator TF Zamiski:
Tim is semi retired. He attended the 2006 Arizona Expedition and the 2006 Wisconsin Expedition. Tim helped organize the 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015 Arizona Expeditions and the 2011 New Mexico expedition. Active Investigator since 2005.