1999, 4-10 in Bradenton, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting

1999, 4 10 in Bradenton, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting hillsborough hb

Encounter Summary

Sighting ID: 32882
Sighting Zone: 4
Date: 1999, April 10
Time: Time: 10:15
Duration Of The Sighting: 3 minutes
What the encounteree was feeling during the sighting: fear.


Location Details

Location Name: desoto national memorial
Location Description: thick swamp with adjacent forest along the manatee river banks
Location City: bradenton
Location County: Hillsborough
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States

Weather Conditions: clear night, hot & humid
Ground Condition: soggy ground with mangrove leaves and branches.


Creature Information

Details regarding the creature’s appearance:
Height: unclear
Hair Color: unclear
Weight: unclear
Eye Color: unclear
Speed: swift

What the creature was doing while being observed: it was observing us
The creature saw me and its reactions was: it ran toward us through the bushes.
Additional information about the creature: he sound of large heavy footsteps on swampy ground. shaking of mangroves.

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: a wet stanky rank odor
I noticed something unusual associated with the encounter: a sudden stinch, a green glow around the area.
Additional comments about the sighting: green aura. nasty smell

Encounteree’s Details

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Follow Up

There was no follow-up on this sighting.

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One Comment on “1999, 4-10 in Bradenton, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting”

  • Tam Zenobi wrote on 2 August, 2011, 19:40

    This area is in Manatee not Hillborough county and although it is wooded it is also in a very populated area and has been for many many years. Most sightings in this area are more inland and far less densely populated areas.

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