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COUNTY: Macon County
LOCATION DETAILS: GO I85 to Auburn,AL Exit 51 go south on 29 about 15-20 miles to Tuskegee National Forest hang right on dirtroad directly before onramp to hwy.80.Go straight up dirtroad hang second left go to top of hill and park in front of dirt mound on the right follow trail to swamp.
NEAREST TOWN: Tuskegee, AL
NEAREST ROAD: Highway 29 South
OBSERVED: We was walking through the woods in Tuskegee, Alabama in the Tuskegee National Forest going duck hunting, while we were walking we stopped for a quick minute to rest and i looked up and seen something flash before my eyes, as we got to our destination at the swamp. We looked to our left and saw something walking accross the beaver dam. We do not believe it acknowledged our prescence. We would describe it as a tall, wide, black from head to toe creature walking upright on two legs trying to quickly get in to the woods. Also looked like as if he were carring a large object in one hand. It was time to go after that. The hunt was over.
ALSO NOTICED: everything is in the story above.
OTHER WITNESSES: 2, walking to swamp to go duck hunting
TIME AND CONDITIONS: around 3:30 in the afternoon
ENVIRONMENT: swampy, pine and hardwood mixed
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Kevin Smykal:
Witnesses observed it from about 120 - 130 yards away, for about 20 seconds. They estimated it to be about 7 feet tall with a muscular build. One of the witnesses claims to have seen it on two other occasions.
About BFRO Investigator Kevin Smykal:
Kevin Smykal is a mechanical contractor in northern Florida.
He attended the following BFRO expeditions:
- 2006 Central Florida (Lake County)
- 2007 Central Florida Private Expedition
- 2008 South Florida Expedition
- He helped organize the 2008 North Florida Expedition and is assisting with the organization of the upcoming 2009 Central Florida Expedition
He helped organize the 2011 & 2012 North Florida expeditions.