Geographical Index > United States > Illinois > Champaign County > Report # 41318|
Submitted by witness on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Memory told of roadside sighting at night south of Rantoul
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COUNTY: Champaign County
LOCATION DETAILS: Creature came out of ditch low to ground then stood up on two legs disappeared out of headlights into the dark.
NEAREST TOWN: Rantoul
NEAREST ROAD: Country road
OBSERVED: I spoke with the witness by phone.
• The animal was 7 feet tall.
• The animal was very hairy and beefy in appearance.
• The hair was dark brown.
• The animal was very close to the car, perhaps 30 feet.
• The animal was very well lit by the headlights of the vehicle.
• The animal as it came out of the ditch was initially on all fours and then stood up on two legs and walked away.
• Although there are no large woods in the immediate area there are wooded creeks.
• The waterway is known as the Upper Salt Fork Drainage Ditch.
ALSO NOTICED: None
OTHER WITNESSES: 2 witnesses
OTHER STORIES: None
TIME AND CONDITIONS: Evening
ENVIRONMENT: Harvested farm ground no trees small creek
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