1998, 10-4 in Collier County, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting
Sighting ID: 32946
Sighting Zone: 5
Time: 12:15 am
What the encounteree was feeling during the sighting: Fearful at first, but this slowly subsided.
Location Name: Everglades
Location Description: Wet, shaded, wooded or Jungle like area, near a clearing
Location County: Collier
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States
Weather Conditions: clear but damp, humid
Ground Condition: Damp. Muddy in areas.
Details regarding the creature’s appearance:
Height: 8 ft.
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Weight: 320 lbs.
Eye Color: Black or Brown
Speed: Slow, heavy, deliberate steps
What the creature was doing while being observed: Eating while walking through a jungle like area outside of the clearing I was camping in.
The creature exhibited the following humanistic qualities: Walked upright
The creature saw me and its reactions was: Interested, possibly aroused.
Additional information about the creature: A strange siren like howl when he spotted me.
Status Of The Evidence: I am in possession of the evidence.
Tracks In The Area:
There were tracks in the area.
The creature emitted an odor: creature smelled
I noticed something unusual associated with the encounter: Very distinct odor. More like garbage than the rotten egg smell that is usually associated with the skunk ape.
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There was no follow-up on this sighting.