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Submitted by witness Jr. Morris on Tuesday, November 19, 1996.
Hikers find a large track
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COUNTY: Mason County
LOCATION DETAILS: North Fork of the Skokomish River.
NEAREST TOWN: Potlach
NEAREST ROAD: Skokomish Valley Rd.
OBSERVED: Found a fresh footprint approximately 18" or so long, and about 8" across maybe? I have photographs and witnesses.
ALSO NOTICED: Lot's of noise up the hill from us in the underbrush. We thought that perhaps it was a herd of Elk.. It may have been.
OTHER WITNESSES: Just walking along the river, enjoying the area.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 2:00 pm... The weather was sunny, it had rained that morning, the ground was sort of muddy, however there was a high degree of definition.
ENVIRONMENT: Medium density old growth forest. Approximatley 60 feet from the river. Area is populated with Alder, Fir, and Maple trees, with various and assorted shrubbery.
A & G References: Pg. 61, B7