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Report # 28839  (Class B)
Submitted by witness on Friday, February 11, 2011.
Possible footprints found in snow at a home near Lockesburg (w/photos)
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YEAR: 2011

SEASON: Winter

MONTH: February


STATE: Arkansas

COUNTY: Sevier County

LOCATION DETAILS: Tracks were heading Southwest.

NEAREST TOWN: Lockesburg

NEAREST ROAD: Highway 371

OBSERVED: I live in rural part of Sevier County, Arkansas. On 2/6/11 I went out to feed my dogs. They are tied out about 150 yards from my house.

As I was feeding the dogs I noticed a large barefoot track measuring about 13.25 inches long and 5.5 inches at the widest part and 4 inches at the instep. I saw only one right footprint as the snow was melting quickly. I found another track west of the house about 300 yards from the first one. It was more melted so the toes were not as clear. Track was also right foot. I called my two grandsons to take the pictures with their camera and cell phones.

OTHER WITNESSES: Yes 2 others.


ENVIRONMENT: Patchy snow

Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:

I spoke with the witness and his wife by phone.

In summary:

The witness found two footprints. One was near his dog pens. He and his grandsons using their ATV searched a large area around the residence until they found the second print.

The footprints measured 13 1/4 inches long and were 5 1/2 inches wide.

Also noted was that when he was gone on vacation earlier his son had been taking care of the dogs. The dog food was kept in a large garbage can. The son complained that something had turned over the can and eaten a lot of the food. At that point they moved the food into an enclosed area.

Here are two photos of the best, right footprint, the second one with a reference for measurement:

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.

Stan Courtney can be reached at

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