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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Pterodactyl-Like 'Bird' Observed Flying Near Alamogordo, New Mexico

The witness and his brother were recently driving near his home outside of Alamogordo, New Mexico. They noticed a large Pterodactyl-like creature flying near them and were shocked by the sighting.

Here is the initial email that was sent:

"I have to be honest, I wasn't sure who to contact about this but felt I had to report it to someone. On September 11, 2022, my brother and I witnessed what I can only begin to describe as a Pterodactyl-like "bird" flying north to south. We saw the creature from approximately 100 feet away, and it was about 50 feet off of the ground. It appeared to be 6-8 feet long, grayish in color, with a long dark beak (appx 1 1/2 feet long). Its wings were very long and tapered to a point. The tail was very strange as it appeared to be maybe 2-3 feet long, straight and smooth, a couple inches around. At the end of the tail was some kind of roundish tip about the size of a baseball. I couldn't discern any feathers, the animal appeared grey and smooth. 

Thank you for your time. I just had to report this to someone." E

I contacted the witness by telephone:

"E" states that he and his brother were driving in his neighborhood just outside of the city of Alamogordo, New Mexico on the early evening of September 11, 2022. For those unfamiliar with the location, Alamogordo is in the Tularosa Basin of the Chihuahuan Desert, it is bordered on the east by the Sacramento Mountains and to the west by Holloman Air Force Base. It is also near the White Sands Missile Range and National Park.

Flying near them was, what the witness described as what he first thought was an oversized Pelican. It was flying at an altitude of approximately 50 feet and close enough for him and his brother to distinguish detail.

The long beak was very pronounced and long. The entire body was about 8 feet long with membrane wings that were long and tapered to a point. The wingspan was at least 12 feet. The entire body was grayish in color. There was no hair, just smooth skin. There was also a long tail, about the thickness and length of a baseball bat with a bulb-shaped formation on the end.

It was flying north to south. It was deliberately and slowly flapping its wings while maintaining height and speed. Both witnesses were shocked at what they were observing and felt compelled to report the incident. I received the written report that same evening.

The witness later stated that he had been outside grilling the night before. At the time he heard several loud screeches coming from a distance and above, but could not determine what it was. There is an area near his home that is somewhat swampy with old-growth trees. He plans to investigate the location for evidence. Lon

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Prior to pursuing his dream of becoming a full-time author and musician in 2015, Joshua Cutchin served as Public Affairs Director of the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music for three years. During his tenure at UGA, Joshua authored over one hundred articles, press releases, and blog posts.

Joshua Cutchin has appeared on countless paranormal programs discussing his work, including Coast to Coast AM, Mysterious Universe, Binnall of America, Expanded Perspectives, Radio Misterioso, and the Gralien Report. He has been featured on the hit History Channel television show Ancient Aliens, and is a recurring roundtable guest on the Where Did the Road Go? podcast.

He is the author of seven critically-acclaimed books: 2015's A Trojan Feast: The Food and Drink Offerings of Aliens, Faeries, and Sasquatch (translated into Spanish as Banquete Troyano); 2016's The Brimstone Deceit: An In-Depth Examination of Supernatural Scents, Otherworldly Odors, & Monstrous Miasmas; 2018's Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions; and 2020's Where the Footprints End: High Strangeness and the Bigfoot Phenomenon, Volumes I & II, with Timothy Renner. In 2022, he released his two-part masterwork: Ecology of Souls: A New Mythology of Death & the Paranormal.

2023 will see the release of Fairy Films: Wee Folk on the Big Screen, a collection of essays for which he is the editor and a contributor.

He also appears alongside coauthor Timothy Renner in the 2023 documentary 'I Believe in Bigfoot.'

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