TIME: At night around 11:30 P.M.
Osprey, Florida, Sarasota County
Wooded, low lying area that is swampy in rainy season
Our home was last on dead end, woods along back and side, I was cutting trees back and takeing branches through saw grass field to throw away. On the edge of trees in the grass i found a area where something large had been lieing down. The grass was flaten in a about 4 ft x 8 ft section.
my wife started to help me take the limbs back and every time we would
walk down the trail we would smell some thing horrible, like rotten food,and
My wife would gag every time she smelt it. Then that night my wife went to smoke on back porch, she came running right back in screaming that some thing big was out side of porch. I told her it probably was a racoon and went out to see. I went to edge of screen but too dark to see anything so I gave a little yelp to scare it away.
thing was right there and screamed loud like a woman screaming at the top
of her lungs. I ran back in the house and shut the door. We
stood there listening to this thing going through the woods screaming and
breaking branches. We could feel every step this thing took just
like a human one step at a time. We heard it makeing a trail through
the woods for about 10 minutes. The next day I went out to see and I was
amazed. It made a trail
about 8 ft high and 4 ft across of broken tree limbs some as thick as 10
inches round. I lived there for years and never came across any thing
like this before.. No deer, pig, bobcat, or human could of sounded nor
make a trail like that.
of Creature: n/a
of Witness: My
wife and i were watching the news at night when we heard it. And
we were working out side when we smelt it.
Notes: My neighbor
told us about his encounter that happened down the street from us in a
stream. (after I told him about ours) He said his encounter was a
few days before ours.
Other Other Notes: Very bad smell, loud screams, trail of broken trees, a area that was flattened down from it laying there.
Report taken and
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