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Report # 1776  (Class A)
Submitted on Friday, February 16, 2001.
Mom and son see 2 reddish brown animals in Morton
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YEAR: 2000

SEASON: Spring

MONTH: April

DATE: around the 15th

STATE: Washington

COUNTY: Lewis County

Morton Washington 98356

Heading out of Morton on Hwy 508 after crossing the Tilton River bridge near Gus Backstrom Park. You travel around the left turn in the road and down less than a quarter of a mile from the bridge and turn left onto Cherry lane.



OBSERVED: C's account:

During the spring of 2000, my Mom and her friend were going to town, it was in the evening when we saw it. As my Mom left she reminded me to lock up, so I went to the door to lock it. As I locked the door, I watched my Mom and her friend drive past throught the window on the left side of my door. When I looked out side I noticed the outline of a pair of legs strolling through my neighbors yard. My first thought was that someone wearing adidas pants was going through my neighbor's yard and that some on must be snooping around. Being the nosy person that Iam, I cupped my hands on the glass to get a better look. When I did, I saw a large dark redish brown brown figure with long stringy hair, About 8.5' tall. It seemed so musclular and it's legs did not straighten but remained bent. As it walked it swayed it's arms back and forth as I watched in amazement. When I realized it it was something out of the ordinary I panicked and jumped back behind the door. When I looked back it was gone, Moments later the phone rang, it was my Mom on her cellular phone. She sounded very startled when I answered it and automatically ordered me to make sure the dog was in and all the doors and windows locked because she had just seen something very weird. On hearing this I was relieved that I wasn't losing my mind. She said they were almost to the end of my street when a large animal with long reddish brown hair crossed the road in front of them and took one easy step over my neighbors barbed wire fence and kept going.

TIME AND CONDITIONS: Clear cold Saturday night at about 10:30 P.M. The moon was 3/4 to full. Beautiful frosty night. Just guessing on the date of April and the 15th. But might be able pin point if looking at an old calandar. S. was very sure it was a Saturday Night and of the time.

A & G References: Pg. 47, D6

Follow-up investigation report:

C and his mother's sighting took place on or around the full moon in April of 2000 and that on a Saturday night. The full moon was on the 18th, a Tuesday. Therefore the sighting took place on Saturday the 15th or Saturday the 22nd. with the 15th being closer to the full moon and the likely candidate.
This area continues to see activity on seasonal basis.

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