Summer 1999 in Polk County, Florida Skunk Ape Sighting
Sighting ID: 33010
Sighting Zone: 5
Date: Summer 1999
Duration Of The Sighting: 20 minutes
What the encounteree was feeling during the sighting: Curious then scared.
Encounteree's General Comments: Lower Polk County, on the Avon Park Bombing Range
Location Name: Boy Scout Camp on the Avon Park Bombing Range
Location Description: Wooded hunting area,it's a bombing range.
Location County: Polk
Location State: FL
Location Country: United States
Weather Conditions: Fairly hot, late afternoon.
Ground Condition: sandy road
Details regarding the creature's appearance:
Height: 7 to 8 ft. tall
Hair Color: dk. brown
Eye Color: n/a
Speed: unmoving then slow
What the creature was doing while being observed: Standing in the middle of a dirt road looking at us for a long time, then as we got closer on our bikes it finally turned to the side and slowly ran off with long arms swinging.
The creature exhibited the following humanistic qualities: Appeared humanistic.
The creature saw me and its reactions was: It was watching us bike up the road the whole 1/4 mile as we rode towards it. It finally ran away when we got closer.
I was unable to collect any evidence
Tracks In The Area:
There were no tracks in the area.
The creature emitted an odor: No
This encounteree chose not to have this information published.
Privacy is an important issue to most people, so any contact information sent to us in a report will be kept confidential, and only with the permission of the parties involved be disclosed.
At no time will any contact information be revealed without the consent of the person or persons involved.
There was no follow-up on this sighting.