1977, 9-2 in Collier County, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting
Sighting ID: 32868
Sighting Zone: 5
Date: 1977, September 2
Duration Of The Sighting: Never really saw it but we both new something was there.
What the encounteree was feeling during the sighting: Fright extream fright!
Location Name: Golden Gate Estates
Location Description: I know this sounds nuts but I swair this happened, my friend and I were camping and fishing in the many canals that golden gate offered we were both on dirt bikes,we were sitting around when we got a wif of the most disgusting smell I have ever smelt,all the birds all of the woods got dead silent,I grew up in Florida and that was a first.We both heard the leaves cracking and we both looked at each other and agreed to get the hell out of there. I do believe it was Skunk Ape we both had the feeling we were being chased on the way out of the woods. Ill put my hand on the bible I sware this is true.
Location County: Collier
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States
Weather Conditions: Beautiful,wind was very calm beautiful night.
Ground Condition: Dry
Details regarding the crearures appearence:
The creature saw me and its reactions was: we didn’t see it but I know it saw us.
I was unable to collect any evidence
Tracks In The Area:
There were no tracks in the area.
The creature emitted an odor: like rotting food or animal
I noticed something unusual associated with the encounter: The hole area got totally silent
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