1996, Fall in Valparaiso, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting
Sighting ID: 32896
Sighting Zone: 1
Date: 1996, Fall
Location Name: 2 miles North on Hwy. 85. Border of Eglin AFB reservation. Okaloosa City. Fla
Location Description: Pine swamp. Lowlands with gullies and creeks. Railroad tracks do run through the area. Eglin AFB boundary nearby. Dense woods for miles with few roads. Elevation approx. 80ft. above sea level.
Location City: Valparaiso
Location County: Okaloosa
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States
Weather Conditions: Just your typical fall day at dusk, clear skies, temp around 75 degrees.
Details regarding the creature’s appearance:
What the creature was doing while being observed: At Dusk, 4 people and myself witness a commotion in woods nearby. Sounds as if something large is approaching. As it gets closer we see a large humanoid form and flee. This thing is big, upright, and does not respond to yelling at. All witnesses flee in panic. Ages of witnesses ranged from 25 to 35.
I was unable to collect any evidence
Tracks In The Area:
There were no tracks in the area.
The creature emitted an odor: No
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