1999, 1-17 in Palm Bay, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting
Sighting ID: 32872
Sighting Zone: 3
Date: 1999, January 17
Time: 7 pm
Duration Of The Sighting: Duration Of The Sighting:30 sec.
What the encounteree was feeling during the sighting: Since I saw it run across the road, I didn’t feel anything until after I slammed on the brakes and realized what the thing might be. It took off into the brush, and there was no way I could follow it. I kept driving, but I was shaking with the adrenalin rush I had.
Location Name: rural area along a main road surrounded by scrub brush and some trees
Location Description: Dusk, semi-dark, light enough to make out the figure
Location City: Palm Bay,
Location County: Brevard
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States
Weather Conditions: fair weather
Ground Condition: scrub brush (palmettos, tall grass, etc.), somewhat sandy, normal Florida soil
Details regarding the creature’s appearance:
Height: approx. 6’10
Hair Color: dark
Weight: 300+ lbs.
Eye Color: wasn’t close enough
Speed: about as fast as a running human
What the creature was doing while being observed: running across the road
The creature exhibited the following humanistic qualities: Stature, walked in a form between humans and maybe a gorilla (?)
The creature saw me and its reactions was: Ran across the road like a deer or other animal would
I was unable to collect any evidence
Tracks In The Area:
There were no tracks in the area.
The creature emitted an odor: No
I noticed something unusual associated with the encounter: I saw a skunk ape!” I think that’s unusual enough!
Additional comments about the sighting: Kind of shaggy (hair)
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