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Report # 10620  (Class B)
Submitted by witness on Sunday, February 13, 2005.
Footprints found in the snow in Red Lake

YEAR: 2005

SEASON: Winter

MONTH: February


STATE: Minnesota

COUNTY: Beltrami County


OBSERVED: On Feb. 06 2005 Tracks were found along a swamp in Red Lake, Minn. Pictures were taken of the tracks. The tracks were measured 17 inches long. Tracks were also found by the elem school where it went over a fence walking around in school yard, and around several homes. Woman like screams were heard coming from the swamp. Dogs were also barking around 2 a.m.

OTHER WITNESSES: Two people found the tracks others took pictures.

TIME AND CONDITIONS: At night temp. 30 degrees.

Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:

I spoke with the witness by phone.

The witness stated that the footprints were found in several backyards and also near the elementary school.

The footprint measured seventeen inches long and six inches wide. The distance between footsteps was as much as five feet. Over a hundred footprints were found. The witness provided me with a series of photographs but there was not enough detail to include with this report.

About BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:

Stan Courtney has a special interest in wildlife audio recording. He has attended numerous BFRO Expeditions. See Stan's blog for recordings he has collected over the years.

Stan Courtney can be reached at