1983, November in Collier County, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting
Sighting ID: 32949
Sighting Zone: 5
Date: November 1983
Time: approx. 4: 00 p.m.
Duration Of The Sighting: approx. 3-5 minutes
What the encounteree was feeling during the sighting: I froze solid inside & out.
Location Name: Collier county
Location Description: edge of a bayhead swamp by a large sawgrass area
Location Street: none
Location County: Collier
Location State: FL
Location Zip Code: not known
Location Country: United States
Weather Conditions: approx. 70-75 degrees clear day after a rain
Ground Condition: wet sawgrass no bare dirt
Details regarding the creature’s appearance:
Height: 6-7 feet
Hair Color: blk.brown
Weight: 250-300 ilbs.
Eye Color: unknown
What the creature was doing while being observed: It was bent over looking at the ground or reaching for something on the ground.
The creature exhibited the following humanistic qualities: very powerfully built.arms seemed to be a little longer than normal.
The creature saw me and its reactions was: It looked at me for approx. 5-10 sec. then left.
I was unable to collect any evidence
Tracks In The Area:
There were no tracks in the area.
The creature emitted an odor: a rotten smell like rotten eggs and sulphur
Additional comments about the sighting: It was bending over at first,it stood up and tuned at the waist to look at me,after approx. 30 sec.it walked into the bayhead and vanished.I did not try to follow it.I was carring a shotgun and forgot I had it until it was over.
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There was no follow-up on this sighting.