1998, 9-8 in Ochopee, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting
Sighting ID: 32897
Sighting Zone: 5
Date: 1998, September 8
Location Name: Approximately 4 miles east of SR 29 on the south side of US Hwy 41. Approx. 100 yds. behind Florida Panther Gift Shop and RV Park
Location Description: Dry land with palm and pine trees. Low water levels in marshy area, tall (approx. 3 feet) swamp grass. Fairly open area—sparse trees.
Location City: Ochopee
Location County: Collier
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States
Details regarding the creature’s appearance:
Additional information about the creature: One very loud and piercing scream was heard.
I was unable to collect any evidence
Tracks In The Area:
There were tracks in the area.
The creature emitted an odor: No
Additional comments about the sighting: Spotlighting deer and other wildlife(legally)for scouting purposes for the upcoming bow season.
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There was no follow-up on this sighting.