Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Cloaked 'Predator-Like' Humanoid Encounter


I received the following account over a week ago...and have been corresponding with the witness since then. I'm not sure what the witness encountered, but it is similar to other reports I've received in the past...in particular the 'glassine cloaking effect' that somewhat parallels the Predator alien from the films. I have posted several images that the witness describes in their narrative. If you have any input, feel free to offer it:

Hello, I found my way to your website while doing some more research to try and figure out what it was I saw last summer. I live in a very rural stretch of Western Washington state. Here`s my story:

It began in late July, when I was forced to make semi-regular patrols around the property on which I live (heavily wooded, very hilly and wet with a creek and swamp at the bottom) when I was made aware of local drug addicts attempting incursions upon the property. As most of you likely know drug addicts have a natural tendency towards violence, especially the breed we have in my neck of the woods. I began carrying a rifle as I made my patrols because as the old adage puts it "Better safe than sorry". Very quickly I found their tracks at the bottom of the hill, and I even managed to claim a gas can as a kind of war trophy. That lead me to believe they may be aiming to perform illegal logging on the property, which intensified my patrols. Soon after I ran into a rather unsettling shape in the forest.

I was on another patrol, standard, routine procedure when I passed an ancient cedar tree. I`d been past it a million and a half times but I suddenly felt as though I should take a seat underneath it, and rest a while. I sat down under the trees boughs, and set my rifle and daypack at my side. I sat in the silence and stillness for a while, taking in all the sounds the woods have to offer, I almost felt as though I had entered the same state of zen I had the year previously, kneeling beside a natural spring after heavy rain. All was well, the world was fine and everything would be okay. I felt wonderful. I opened my eyes and rolled my head to my right to look out into a grove of alder trees. Glancing upwards I saw a humanoid shape.

It was roughly 15 feet up in the air, and had the distinct shape of a human head, neck and shoulders but no discernible bottom, it just seemed to fade away. The only way I can describe it is similar to the Predator films, in which the titular creature uses a cloaking device. It was very, very similar to the device. At its edges it seemed reality itself was embossed in that shape. I sat and stared at it for probably about 3-5 seconds before an overwhelming feeling of dread and anxiety overtook me. I should add that I`m very tough to genuinely scare. I`ve been through a great many nasty situations that don`t bear mentioning and suffice to say that this shook me to my very core. I was almost petrified, scared out of my mind of what would happen if I dare move. I finally mustered the strength to remove my glasses and wipe them on my shirt, and re-donning them I could see the shape was still there. The dread grew in intensity tenfold every few seconds and my naturally calm, rational mind took hold again. I began counting down in my head:

"Five...Four...Three...Two...One..."

When I reached "Zero" I thrust an arm under my rucksack`s shoulder strap, grabbed my rifle and sprinted home, saying a quick prayer as I ran. I haven`t encountered it since, but believe me - There`s more to this story.

I began asking around online about my experience, if anyone had seen anything similar. I was told time and again "Talk to Wen", "Wen`s the person you should see." I contacted Wen and we talked over my experience before forming some theories. In that time I was still performing my patrols, although I made a point to avoid that area as best I could. I eventually decided that expediency dictated I visit again, and soon after I did. All was well, and it stayed that way for a few months, even getting to the point at which I`d talk aloud into the woods about my problems. I once even left a gift of food for whatever was there. But, after talking with another party (who shall remain nameless) activity picked up again. I still didn`t see the shape but I certainly felt that anxiety.

Early in my patrols I found a strange, L-shaped hole as well, very near the spot. It was very cleanly made, not something an animal would scratch out of the dirt. The hole was very fresh when I first found it September third of 2016. I made sure to take photos of it. As Summer wore into Fall and Fall into Winter strange things began occurring at the hole as well. Namely, large scratches were appearing near it, about 2 feet long and perfectly straight, as though someone dug their shoe into the leaf litter on the forest floor and scraped hard as they could. I took photographs of that as well but sadly those are lost, more on that below.

I continued my patrols, making totally sure not to bother the hole too much and keeping an eye on every angle around my in a complete sphere. I made sure to start affixing my bayonet to discourage anything jumping from the bushes, or out of a tree if the rifle was slung over my shoulder. We have much to learn from mother nature, don`t we?

When I returned approximately a month and a half ago for pictures of the scratches near the hole things got worse. Usually the anxiety sets in just as I would pass the cedar, but this time it hit immediately as I stood on the porch, camera in hand and ready to document my findings. It got worse and worse each step I took towards the hole, climaxing as I took my photos. I wasted no time, I got my documentation (the lost pictures) and hurried back to the house, praying again. As I closed the door a thought occurred:

"It was windy."

The hole is at the bottom of a ravine filled with large, old growth trees. It suddenly got terribly windy when I was there, if stormy days are anything to compare, I would say winds were reaching 30-40 MPH at the bottom of a ravine filled with wind-blocking trees. Temperature felt like it dropped by about 20 degrees as well. I've been back since, but not often. Each time I visit I say aloud that whatever is there does NOT have my permission to come with me back to the house, and most assuredly nowhere else I go. I've been there with a friend as well, but nothing strange happened any of those instances. I`m including pictures of anything relevant that I still have available.

Pic number 1 is the area in which I sat a week or so before the first incident. Behind me (to the left of frame) sits the Alder grove. To the right is the trail leading in. The rest are of the hole, along with a cheap "Survival" bracelet for compass heading, a zippo lighter for scale and an AK-74 rifle magazine to illustrate depth. The hole is located at the top of a small natural ditch, and when I first came across it there were several large gouges in the leaf litter on top of it. I apologize for not having more recent pictures for comparison. I (hopefully understandably) have been generally reluctant to return. Thank you for your time.

Here are the images provided by the witness:





The following images were recently forwarded by the witness. One has an outline of the anomaly they witnessed:




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Scott, a law enforcement officer in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania called in to tell of his bizarre shadow man/Spider-man experience:

“I want to tell you a quick story. When I was a child, very very young, almost to the point where it makes you wonder if it was your imagination or not. I could see out a window. We live in rural Pennsylvania, well, obviously Punxsutawney, the letter capital of the world. I could see a tree out my window and many many nights, quite a few, I would see like a muscular shadow figure in this tree and I felt like it was looking at me and slightly climbing around a bit. I wasn't really into Spider-Man at that point but that's kind of what it would remind me of. We built the house in the same location. We lived in a trailer at the time and I never saw it again. I couldn't see out that window. But eerily enough, this was six months or a year later, one time, I saw it looking at me through the window. Like it climbed the side of the house and it was just looking at me. I couldn't see it very good but I screamed. My mother came and she never believed me. I told her about the one in the tree as well. (Heidi Hollis, the guest, asked what it looked like in the window) I couldn't see it the same because the lights were on on the inside. It was just black, like how they describe a shadow person, just like a black head shape with maybe shoulders... It just was close. So that's just why I lost it as a child. But the one in the tree, that one just sticks with me. I'm almost 36 and to this day... I saw it numerous times.”

Source: Coast to Coast - March 20, 2017

JLB - Beyond Creepy


NOTE: At least it wasn't a flying groundhog...but still, very weird. Lon

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'Ghost Plane' Crash Mystery

U.S. and Canadian authorities are rightfully spooked following a plane crash in Ontario, Canada on Wednesday night. What’s got them shook? There’s absolutely no trace than anybody actually went down with the plane, sparking one of the weirdest mysteries of the year so far.

The alleged “ghost plane” was a rented Cessna 172 based out of Michigan, which went down into the snow near the north shore of Lake Superior around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night near Marathon, Ontario, according to AVweb.com.

The spooky part is that local police reported no sign of a pilot at the crash site. There were no footprints or tracks of any kind in the snow and the crashed plane was empty. Evidently it had crashed after running out of fuel while on autopilot, which was still engaged in the wreckage. Read more at This ‘Ghost Plane’ Crash Is One Of The Weirdest Mysteries Of 2017 (Update)

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Three Yellow Transparent 'Geese'

Allentown, PA - 2017-03-21 22:45: I was outside smoking a cigarette around 10:45 pm I saw what looked to be geese flying from south to north of my location it looked like a projection of three yellow transparent geese in formation I thought it was the alcohol taking effect when suddenly my sister who was also smoking a cigarette outside said holy @#$%^&* Jeff you see that'' So I already off the porch to see if I can still see it and neighbor had their stupid auto flood light set to auto. But it seems whatever it was already crossed by my field of view over my bedroom roof to be exact after words. I spoke to my dad in New Jersey telling what me and my sister saw I was so shocked after getting the phone with my dad I started crying. - MUFON

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Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms

From around 420 to 350 million years ago, when land plants were still the relatively new kids on the evolutionary block and “the tallest trees stood just a few feet high,” giant spires of life poked from the Earth. “The ancient organism boasted trunks up to 24 feet (8 meters) high and as wide as three feet (one meter),” said National Geographic in 2007. With the help of a fossil dug up in Saudi Arabia scientists finally figured out what the giant creature was: a fungus. (We think.)

The towering fungus spires would have stood out against a landscape scarce of such giants, said New Scientist in 2007.

“A 6-metre fungus would be odd enough in the modern world, but at least we are used to trees quite a bit bigger,” says Boyce. “Plants at that time were a few feet tall, invertebrate animals were small, and there were no terrestrial vertebrates. This fossil would have been all the more striking in such a diminutive landscape.” Read more at Long Before Trees Overtook the Land, Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Close Encounter in Cuba: The Zarate Incident


This is perhaps the most unique UFO / alien close encounter case ever reported in Cuba. The incident occurred on Sunday, October 15, 1995 at 9:00 a.m. near the town of Torriente, Province of Matanzas. A 74-year-old farmer named Adolfo Zarate witnessed the descent of an object no larger than a small car, with a cabin, on the premises of his farm. The object remained on the ground for several minutes, and a being of humanoid appearance, dressed in an outfit similar to camouflage and wearing a facemask, emerged from the device, took soil or grass samples, and after an explosion “like air”, took off and headed south, leaving a wake of blue fire. Police confirmed the flattening of grass at the location, suggesting a descent. Members of the Ministry of the Interior investigated the case, but no conclusion was issued after a while. - excerpt from Aliens in Cuba


In his book "Do ETs Exist?" Patricio Bosch Quidiello asks: "What is the reason for Cuba to be the worldwide exception regarding the UFO phenomenon?" He also adds, "Cuba is no exception when it comes to UFO sightings, at least according to Cuban farmer Adolfo Zarate's testimony".

In October of 1995, the Sunday newspaper Juventud Rebelde published an article about this case. The article stated, " Perhaps, Adolfo's biggest fear was that what happened to his cousin Ricardo Zarate, would happen to him. His cousin disappeared two years earlier, in 1993, after leaving his house early in the morning to work in a farm. The search for Ricardo lasted more than a month, until the case was closed. Until this day, his disappearance is still unexplained.

Perhaps because of that reason, the rain, the loneliness of that Sunday, and most certainly, because of the strange looking sphere that was descending from the sky and landed only 60 meters away from him, Adolfo decided to hide among the corn crops. He could have gotten closer to the object, but the fear of being abducted and never returned like his cousin prevented him from doing so. According to him, the machine stood still after landing. Moments later, an individual that appeared to be wearing a gas mask and camouflaged clothes came out of it. The ship also had a type of camouflage because it resembled the same colors as the crops. As it started to rain even harder, the individual walked around the ship and later leaned on the door to talk to yet another one inside the cockpit. He appeared to be picking up plants from the field. Later, he climbed up the stairs and the machine emitted a bright blue light. Adolfo felt a tremendous air pressure as the ship left.

The newspaper Juventud Rebelde also published Adolfo's own words. He stated, "It was the same size of an amusement ride found at the fair grounds. I could not tell what it was made of. It did not have wings, propellers nor it made any noise. It had an oval shape. It landed on two legs that appeared to have some type of air shocks. It also appeared to have very small wheels because it left wheel tracks behind. I could not see the individual's face but he appeared to be an ordinary human being. The individual did not appear to be carrying any weapons".

A commission of scientists was formed to investigate the case. Unfortunately, they did not come up with any conclusions. Nevertheless, they did conclude that Adolfo Zarate was mentally sane and determined that he had good credibility. Dr. Oscar Alvarez Palomares, a phycist, mathematician, and chief astronomer of the Cuban Astronomy and Geophysics Department, personally gave me his opinion about this case. "Although Zarate is a respected farmer, his knowledge regarding these types of phenomena is very limited; therefore, I do not have enough evidence to tell you whether it was indeed a craft nor that it was not. Additionally, I could not find anything out of the ordinary where this event allegedly took place", he said.

It had passed nearly a week after the event by the time we arrived. It simply comes down to whether the testimony of that person is valid or not. Furthermore, it's only one eyewitness. Nevertheless, the event took place at a short distance of 200 meters from one of the nation's major highways and during broad daylight.

We could not resolve the case. There was no additional evidence. There were no other reports. After 6 or 7 days since the incident, there were no longer tracks or marks that would point out that any unknown object had been there at all. Moreover, there were no signs of burns on the ground or in the grass. Zarate himself told us that he was in good health, even a year later, when we decided to visit him and see if anything unusual had happened ever since. Science it's always based on facts; It takes into account reports, records, and irrefutable evidence; therefore, it does not allow any room for doubts or imperfections. Given the fact that we could not find any evidence, we registered our investigation as "personal curiosity". However, we had the opportunity to interview Cuban ufologist Orestes Girbau Collado. In addition to his 34 years of experience investigating UFO phenomena, he's also a meteorologist at the Matanza weather station.

Collado stated, "something did land in that area and I'm almost 100% sure that it wasn't from our planet. I'm not just coming to this conclusion because the radar did not pick up any contacts. As a professional meteorologist, I can assure that during that day, we had several cloud formations. Some of the characteristics of the clouds were typical of most rainy days. Some of the formations were at high altitudes, and some at low altitudes. The ship was not from our origin; it came either from a different dimension, time or planet, but I don't know exactly. During that year, there were similar other sightings and landings like this one throughout Spain, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Colombia and many other Latin American countries. There were even reports of appearances by humanoids in Spain, which may mean that the amount of record numbers of sightings were at their peak. One of the reasons why I don't believe that it was an aircraft was the rainy weather itself and the awkward place where it landed. Furthermore, there's no way that it was an advanced aviation craft, such as a spy plane, simply because they use satellite heat sensoring tracking systems. Because they can 't use radar, they have to rely on satellites to track their heat signature to report and verify their position. The weather presented very harsh conditions to conduct these types of operations".

And what about the rice ears?

" The situation with rice ears came later, because they got crushed; nevertheless, some time later some colleagues went by there and they found that in the surrounding areas, some small rice ears with "black tips" grew around, that is to say that they grew on their own, or spontaneously because they were in a place where no one planted them. Although Zarate suffered some rare symptoms, such as swollen and watery eyes, during that time, he did not notice anything unusual with that; however, those are typical characteristics of UFO landings. Those effects are caused by the fuel or by the EMP waves found during high combustion transfers or perhaps a physical-chemical effect that UFOs create. Until recently, Zarate still had those symptoms.

Zarate is a person with very little imagination; he did not know anything about UFOs. In fact, he knew about them as much as I know about old Hebrew languages, which I know nothing about. Furthermore, I think he was fearful of talking about it. He probably thought that it was some kind of espionage operation and he did not want to be subject to intense questionings. I also think that Zarate was very lucky because if it weren't for the corn crops near by, he would not have had the chance to hide. If he would have been walking along the open field - if I can speculate a bit-, he would have been gone just like his cousin who disappeared two years earlier during the same date, the same crop field, at around the same time. This sounds incredible but is true".

During the summer of 1999, a program was broadcasted on Cuban television; it was a documentary called UFOs in Cuba. It was done by Hugo Parrado, Armando Linares and Octavio Cortazar. Upon asking Cortazar his opinion about Zarate case, he stated: "We knew Zarate, we knew the place where he saw the ship and the aliens, because evidently what he saw, in my opinion, was an extraterrestrial ship and what came out of it were indeed aliens. What's most amazing is that Zarate presents the typical characteristics of the person that has had extraterrestrial contact. Furthermore, I was astonished with what happened with the ground at the place of the landing; the soil used to be fertile. Now, no plant can grow in that spot, which again, is very typical on most UFO landing spots. Even Zarate himself has tried using many different types of plants and fertilizers without any success. This was the same soil that only days before the landing, he was able to grow his crops from. He still does not understand how fertile soil can suddenly turn into dry useless ground. With regards to the effects caused to his body, I'm convinced that these physical symptoms are typical of people who have contact with these unknown craft. It was most certainly caused by his proximity to the ship".

While science seeks an explanation to the UFO phenomenon, other individuals with the same intensity and dedication, investigate cases that help solve some of those mysteries. Each doubt is a new point of departure of the intelligent search of beings in our Universe. The investigators of the phenomenon, along with science, and with the knowledge and experience accumulated throughout the years, they will find the truth. Let us put our faith in mankind, as there are millions of systems to seek and find in our universe. - Dr. Virgilio Sánchez-Ocejo - OVNIs: Lo fisico y psiquico del fenomeno (Spanish Edition) - Miami UFO Center - Forwarded by Albert Rosales

NOTE: Here's an interesting PDF - UFOs and Humanoids in Neighboring Cuba. This will be the only post...kind of pressed for time today. Lon

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