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COUNTY: Suwannee County
LOCATION DETAILS: Omitted to protect the witness' privacy.
NEAREST TOWN: Branford
NEAREST ROAD: Branford Hwy. 247
OBSERVED: The incident happened in my yard last night and my husband and I went outside and smelled a skunk smell and we walked outside and we seen red demon eyes, then we did not think nothing of it and tonight we went for a walk down the road 1 mile and we came upon it and it hollered at us and growled and it was brown and gray furry and 8ft tall. It was tall and it walked away from us and it hollered again.
ALSO NOTICED: We heard an owl, and then it screamed, and then a knock on a tree and then it screamed again it was a loud like woop woop scream.
OTHER WITNESSES: My husband and myself, we were walking around the yard and then down the yard.
OTHER STORIES: Yes my neighbor said they had something big walk in their yard and then heard a loud woop scream 2 times.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: Mid 50's and very silent on 12/5/2013 and 12/6/13 it was mid 50 and fog and dew everywhere. 2am-3am
ENVIRONMENT: Forest and water ponds, and lots of deer and coyotes.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Michael Brumfield :
Witness and husband walked out into their yard one evening in December and smelled a skunk smell coupled with red eyes. At that point they didnít give it a second thought. The next night they walked down the country road for about a mile. At this point they came upon an 8 foot tall creature with brown and gray fur. The creature hollered and growled at them, then just walked away. As it walked into the fog it hollered at them once more.
Since then they have seen what was probably a male 8-9 foot tall, a female about 8 foot tall with breasts, a small juvenile about 4 foot tall, along with one about 5 foot tall. The little one was seen cupping its hand to drink from the fish pond. The neighbors have seen the same creatures and have heard howls twice in recent weeks. There has also been several possible wood knocks heard in the area.
The family has had activity as far back as the 1990's. The husband has seen one look into the kitchen window. On January 25, BFRO Investigators went to the site to interview this family in person. The site is rural, quite a distance from any towns. On site we asked and investigated the recent sighting and the details. All the neighbors and the witness have pole lights that could make it possible to see in the road, since that night there would have been little or no moon. Also, there is the Florida white sand around to reflect any light. Its a farm community with pastures, some woods, pine farms and several power-line cuts. The property itself has a lot of objects that a large creature could hide behind, including tall uncut grass. On our night hike in the area we saw deer and several small animals along one of the power cuts. This is a very noisy area, we could hear a band playing at the local bar, dogs barking, chickens crowing, and every once in a while we could hear what sounded like howls. Also, some possible whoops and knocks. Hard to tell with all the noise.
About BFRO Investigator Michael Brumfield :
Mike has worked 15 years as a quality control lab technician. Has attended many private investigations, BFRO Georgia 2011, Alabama 2013, NW Florida 2013 and 2014,2015. He has been interested in the Bigfoot subject since he was a kid. Spent time as a docent at the Gulf Breeze Zoo. Avid outdoorsman, spent most of his life in the woods and has hiked parts of the Appalachian Trail.
Mike helped organize the Alabama 2013, NW Florida 2015 public expedition.