1971 in Collier County, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting

1971 in Collier County, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting collier co

Encounter Summary

Sighting ID: 32925
Sighting Zone: 5
Date: 1971

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Location Details

Location Name: Everglades
Location Description: According to the 1978 book Mythical Creatures of the USA and Canada and news clippings, an electronics engineer and four buddies saw a “7-foot tall creature standing erect like a man” in Big Cypress swamp in 1971. The creature smelled like a skunk. “The thing we saw that night had a foot 17 1/2 inches long and 11 1/2 inches across at the toes,” the unnamed engineer told the St. Paul Dispatch. “In later trips we found smaller tracks, indicating there were three of them.”
Location County: Collier
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States

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Creature Information

Details regarding the creature’s appearance:

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Evidence Collected

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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Encounteree’s Details

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Follow Up

There was no follow-up on this sighting.

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