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COUNTY: Coconino County
LOCATION DETAILS: 10 MILES SOUTH OF JACOB LAKE, ON FS 212 TO THE WEST THEN NORTH ON 282 ABOUT 1 MILE.
NEAREST TOWN: JACOB LAKE
NEAREST ROAD: HWY 67
OBSERVED: MYSELF AND A FRIEND LEFT FLAGSTAFF RIDING OUR HARLEYS FOR ONE LAST CAMP OUT BEFORE WINTER, RODE TO THE NORTH RIM AREA, WE EACH PITCHED OUR TENTS AND WE SAT AROUND THE FIRE TILL AROUND TEN PM, ABOUT 2:30 AM, WE WERE BOTH SUDDENLY AWAKENED FROM SCREAMS, I HAVE HUNTED AND FISHED ALL MY LIFE AND HAVE NEVER HEARD SUCH A THING, IT MADE YOUR HAIR STAND UP, THIS CONTINUED FOR ABOUT FIVE MINUTES, BEING A FAN OF THE SHOW FINDING BIG FOOT I KEPT THINKING ABOUT WHAT WE HEARD, I GOT BACK HOME AND CHECKED YOUTUBE AND FOUND A COLLECTION OF SCREAMS RECORDED FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY, AND HEARD ONE ALMOST THE SAME AS WE HEARD, PLUS ON YOUR WEB SITE THERE HAS BEEN ENCOUNTERS IN THE SAME AREA WE WERE IN.
ALSO NOTICED: AT THE END OF THE SCREAMS HEARD A TREE LIMB SNAP
OTHER WITNESSES: 1 OTHER , WE WE BOTH SLEEPING
OTHER STORIES: NO
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 2:30 AM CLEAR NITE WITH HALF MOON SHINING
ENVIRONMENT: PINE AND ASPEN FOREST, HILL TOP
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator TF Zamiski:
I spoke with this witness by phone on 12/9/12.
He is a fan of the Finding Bigfoot show and an admitted skeptic but now leaning toward believing in their existence. Earlier in the evening after setting up camp, around 5:30pm he did a couple wood knocks. They spent the evening at camp watching deer.
The screams woke him and his friend up from a sound sleep about 2:30am. He is unsure of how many vocalizations he heard but there were several over a 4 to 5 minute period. The sounds came from perhaps 40 yards away followed by the snap of a limb.
After searching for vocalizations he found the attached multimedia link, number 8 in the series of recordings with the pictured gorilla was close to what he heard.
He plans to return with night vision and recording devices in the spring.
About BFRO Investigator TF Zamiski:
Tim is semi retired. He attended the 2006 Arizona Expedition and the 2006 Wisconsin Expedition. Tim helped organize the 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015 Arizona Expeditions and the 2011 New Mexico expedition. Active Investigator since 2005.