Near Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - August 1978 - afternoon
Three Amish men were working in their field when a odd looking man approached them from the direction of a neighboring farm. The man was yelling and jumping about. The Amish men were alarmed and noticed that this 'man' had arms, legs and a face that seemed different...more animal than human. He had coarse dark hair on his limbs and face and wore what appeared to be a dark colored and tattered pair of old style boxer shorts. As the man-creature approached closer, he was yelling something but it was not understood by the men.
The men ran towards their house...the man-creature was right behind them. One of the Amish men ducked into the dairy barn and the other two immediately went in the house. An elderly Amish woman who had been in the garden, came to see what was going on. When the man-creature saw her it suddenly stopped running, sat down on the grass and remained quiet while staring at the sky.
The men came out of the house and one of them slowly walked over to the man-creature and attempted to talk to it. The man-creature continued to look at the sky but started to mumble. The man and woman noticed that a horrible stench permeated from this creature...described at rotting flesh.
After several minutes, the creature got to it's feet and started to walk towards the dairy barn. As it did, the witnesses noticed that the creature started to 'fade away'...eventually it completely disappeared from view just before it reached the barn. Shocked, the Amish witnesses dropped to their knees...not knowing what they had witnessed.
NOTE: this account was communicated by one of the witnesses to a non-Amish friend who periodically purchased produce from them. It was disclosed to me several years after the incident though I do know the location of the incident and who two of the witnesses were (I was raised in the general area). The other witnesses have since passed away. The witness who gave the account still lives at the location and has (reluctantly) verified the incident to me. In turn, I promised to keep personal information confidential.
Historically, Wild Men and/or Bigfoot-like creatures have become part of the Lancaster / York County folklore. There have been sightings as old as the earliest settlers in this area as well as the Susquehannock people who inhabited the land previously.
In 1987, I had a conversation with a self-described shaman whose Susquehannock relatives had moved to Ohio after many others were killed off by smallpox and invading settlers. The Susquehannocks were said to be 'giants' by John Smith and the early settlers...most described as being 'well over 6 foot high' and broad chested. This shaman told me that the Susquehannocks had placed a curse on the land before they left and that the dead would rise as shape shifters and torment the white man...Lon
Near Viale, Entre Rios, Argentina - August 1987 - afternoon
A lone hunter was out in a wooded area collecting firewood for the long stay in the area when he suddenly felt a sense of "adventure" or laziness as he put it. He stopped whatever he was doing and looked around him looking for something to do in order to "recreate" himself. He noticed nearby some brush moving aside and expected some type of animal to suddenly come out, but to his great surprise two strange figures emerged from the brush, both appeared identical to each other, both in appearance and clothing style. At first he thought these were hunters but was surprised as to how they were able to cross the river without any difficulty. He saluted the figures in a friendly manner, but they ignored him but suddenly stopped at about 30 meters from the witness.
Curious he approached the pair and as he did he noticed that they wore a one-piece tight-fitting rose-colored coveralls, it was so tight-fitting that it clearly showed the creature's body contours. They were not taller than 1.50m and their thin bodies did not appeared to be in proportion to their large heads. They had large staring eyes without eyebrows, with a very small nose and very thin almost unseen lips. Their heads were totally bald and very wide. One of them was carrying something resembling a thin rod in his hand. The witness could not distinguish if the rod was a separate instrument or an extension to the hand.
As the witness attempted to walk away his body suddenly became numb...he wanted to walk but could not but strangely he remained calm. At that moment one of the humanoids grinned as if to say that everything was going to be OK...that they were his friends. The humanoids then continued on their way at a slow pace, apparently floating just above the ground. The moment that they disappeared into the brush the witness was able to immediately move again. He then returned home canceling his hunting trip.
NOTE: below is another report from a nearby location, from the same writer but from different witnesses...Lon
Viale, Entre Rios, Argentina - August 1987 - 5:00 pm
Several youths were walking along a stream in order to find a suitable spot to fish when they suddenly came upon a very short creature only about 1/2 meter in height. It had a large oval shaped head and somewhat disproportional to the size of its body and completely bald. It had two very large round staring eyes. At first the creature appeared to have been bend down looking for something and it stood up upon seeing the children, which did not notice any arms on the creature. It wore a one-piece tight-fitting red coverall.
One of the boys screamed in surprise, this apparently caused the diminutive being to sprint away towards the woods, at that same moment a second similar creature that had been hidden from view joined the first one and both disappeared into the brush. The children also ran from the area terrified. Around the same date but late at night, a bus full of passengers reportedly saw an extremely bright disc shaped craft hovering above the roadway.
Source: Reported by witnesses to Fabio Picasso
DEEP IN THE RAINFOREST
El Yunque, Puerto Rico - late February 1991 - 7:30 pm
Freddie, his wife and their young child were taking a drive around the rainforest area on Route 191. After cruising the area the road took a turn and the pair inadvertently took a detour deep into the forest. After a while they came up to a camouflaged gate deeper into the forest and after inspecting it they decided to drive through it. As they drove on the path in the woods they noticed that it was well lit by blue light bulbs on each side of the road. They drove through some hills for about 2 miles when the road abruptly ended. At it's end there was a large metal gate and a building on the other side of it. At that moment two six-foot tall man-like figures appeared and ordered the pair to stop and asked who they were. The men wore tight-fitting black one-piece suits, resembling diver's outfits, a wide black belt, black gloves, and large black boots with gold-colored metallic straps. They also wore large dark oval shaped helmets with dark visors. Their faces were not visible.
In eerie metallic-electronic sounding voices the strangers ordered the witnesses to step out of the car. The child remained sleeping in the back seat. One of the men took a long thin metallic tube with a mirror like tip and examined the vehicle. The figures asked the witnesses how they got there and then looked at the sleeping child inside. They then held a short conversation in a grave guttural language resembling German. One of the "men" then left the area and a blue pickup truck now arrived at the scene. Two men wearing blue coveralls were in the vehicle and spoke in Spanish to the witnesses, again asking them how they got there. The men then looked at the child and commented something in a low tone of voice to the strange figure in black that remained on the scene.
At that moment Freddie noticed a glint of light coming from what appeared to be a rectangular shaped hollowed out area in the nearby wooded slope of a hill. There appeared to be several huge glass like doors and inside there was a disc shaped object, that was encircled in rectangular shaped windows and was 30 ft in diameter, it appeared metallic & aluminum in color. Thinking that he was seeing something he was not supposed to see, he quickly averted his gaze. The men did not appear to notice that Freddie had seen anything. The men in the blue pickup then ordered the couple and their child to follow them out of the area in their vehicle. They were quickly escorted out onto the main road.
Source: Jorge Martin, Vieques Poligono Del Tercer Tipo
NOTE: Over the years, I have received several anecdotes directly from witnesses who described strange human and alien activity throughout Puerto Rico. Some are listed here - Alien Close Encounter / Abduction - Aguada, Puerto Rico - Updated w/ Video and Puerto Rico: UFO Encounters / Alien Abductions...Lon
"COME WITH US"
Kiev, Ukraine - 1998 - night
Alla, a local woman, was in her bed submerged in dark thoughts, her husband and her three children were alcoholics. She saw no future and had serious thoughts of committing suicide. Suddenly someone knocked on her front door. She could only say, “Who is there? The time is late”. But she did not have time to react as two strange entities suddenly appeared inside the room. The figures were generally humanoid in appearance with very black claw-like hands with long nails.
The entities knew exactly what their purpose was...then said politely, but firmly, “Don’t do what you are planning, it is better that you come with us.” Where? For what? And who are you, Alla replied. Her guests explained that they lived in a planet with “shape shifting beings” that can change their shape and density at will “It is difficult for those beings to perform physical tasks, that’s why at times they ask humans for help”. Their species also lacked females of their kind, and were having trouble in continuing their species. It was difficult for their women to give birth and that’s why they invited terrestrial females to their planet. At this point, Alla half got up, intending to put her shoes on, but the strangers stopped her, saying, “No footwear is needed.”
Her next memory was in appearing in a large room on board a large spacecraft. She saw three compartments on board and in one she noticed about 20 human males of different ages, the second compartment was empty, and in the third room she saw two elderly adult women that were talking to each other. In apparent bewilderment one of them was saying to the other, “I can’t understand, whether I am still in this world, or already dead and in heaven?” Surprised, Alla wondered why the aliens needed those elderly women. At this moment the door opened and the aliens appeared, accompanied by a younger human woman. “Hello” she said to everyone. One of the “captive” men then said, “Here is one more prisoner”. Moments later the young woman explained to Alla that she had met the strange entities as she left a dance hall, at which time they proposed sex to her. After getting over her shock, she agreed, since her life was full of marital and family problems anyway. The aliens then performed medical checks on both women and also performed some type of “IQ” test, that including remembering chemical formulas. The aliens were evidently testing their mental capabilities. The aliens spoke with the captives in the Russian and Ukrainian languages, but communicated among themselves in a strange “sing-song” language.
Apparently Alla did not pass any of the tests given to her by the aliens, so she was apparently returned back to her home...the other female taken from outside the dance hall remained with the aliens. While speaking with the other earth woman on board the spacecraft, Alla noticed five small globe-shaped spheres, resembling ball lighting and seemingly behaving like intelligent beings. They positioned themselves in a row. The alien commander then proceeded to tell them something, which Alla understood as, “My dear, you returned! Well go to your place.” Alla then saw six small containers on the control panel resembling ordinary wine glasses; the spheres obeyed and placed themselves inside those containers, changing into the shape of a mushroom.
Source: Leonid Terentyev, “UFO Captives” and Tatyana Nuraliyeva
NOTE: I attempted to find more on this report but nothing was available. Tatyana Nuraliyeva, who I believe to be a spiritual healer, was the probable source of this encounter...Lon
LATE NIGHT VISIT
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - January 1999 - late night
Eva Trent had fallen asleep...when she awoke to a buzzing sound. Opening her eyes she was horrified to find two strange creatures standing on either side of her bed. The entity to her right was about 7-8-feet tall, weighed about 300 pounds, had apparently no clothing and seemed to have either crocodile or snake type skin. The creature to her left was identical in appearance but smaller in height and weight. They seemed to be communicating in a chirping manner. Each of the entities eyes glowed. Eva quickly discovered that she was unable to move.
As she stared at the two creatures she found that either one or both were giving her instructions telepathically. The nature of this was seemingly for her to create mentally visual scenes of various kinds and then “they” proceeded to distort that particular pleasant scene in a perverse manner. Apparently the creatures were intent not only to observe her emotional reaction, but also possibly to feed off the energy that was produced. After awhile Eva began to mentally resist the mind manipulation and began to pray earnestly. A short time later she fell back to sleep. The next morning the witness found 5 of her music tapes grossly distorted as if extreme heat had been applied. However no evidence of fire or odor was present.
Source: Graham Conway
NOTE: Conway describes this encounter in detail at All Buckled Up. Graham Conway source is a reliable and respected ufologist, which adds credibility to this report...Lon