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Mothman Sighting in Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. — A strange creature sighting has a Colorado family worried there could be more of it to come. K. Brown, 73, was helping his son clean the attic Saturday […]

Attic picture by Jamie Beverly
By Jamie Beverly CC BY 2.0

GREELEY, Colo. — A strange creature sighting has a Colorado family worried there could be more of it to come.

K. Brown, 73, was helping his son clean the attic Saturday when a strange happening allegedly took place.

“I had just climbed up in the attic, my son was on top of the ladder in the garage watching me through the door, when I saw a big thing moving around. At first I thought it was a big rat, but that was no rat,” he told CN.

The man claims a long, tall, dark figure moved in front of him as he stepped into the darkness. “Yeah, it was dark, I know, but I had a flashlight with me. I heard a sound, similar to chattering teeth around me, and steps, they certainly sounded like human steps to me. As I point the light at it, I call my son to hurry and come in to see for himself,” he said.

When Brown’s son purportedly rushed through the attic’s door, he didn’t know what to expect.

“I thought he was joking,” explains the 42-year-old landscaper. “I imagined he was playing with me, pulling my leg you know? The thing is when I came inside and saw that thing standing there, well, I thought it was one of those halloween dolls hanging in there. I told my dad to stop playing and help me clean the place but that thing moved on its own…it was crawling like a baby, then it tried to stand up and as it touched the ceiling, it ran through the wall and disappeared. We noticed a big hole on the wall that wasn’t there before, but there is no exit to the outside. There is a portion of the wall that’s shallow.”

The two men agreed the creature was about 7-feet long, thin and with smooth dark skin.

Mothman picture by Philip Bitnar
By Philip Bitnar CC BY 2.0

“Well I mean it was crouched down, but we estimated it was about 7-ft long. I saw some sort of arms and hands, both very long, and the hands had tons of fingers and claws. Reminded me of that movie with the Mothman…” the younger man said. “When my dad pointed the light on its face, it started moving its mouth, which was tiny, with little teeth like a piranha, and ran away. I noticed the eyes were completely dark and had no pupil or nothing. Pitch black, maybe because the light was hurting it.”

The creature reportedly emitted a high pitched sound before fleeing. The men claim they looked inside the hole “but there wasn’t anything to be found in there.”

“It was like a short tunnel, and it went down the house. I don’t know any bird or raccoons that make tunnels like that on thick walls. We haven’t heard anything there anymore, but we are kind of concerned it’d come back,” said the home owner.

They say there wasn’t any evidence left at the scene, such as food leftovers or droppings.

Owls are usually misidentified and produce similar sounds.

Last February, a birdwatcher reported a Mothman sighting where he was able to record its sound.


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  1. Plywood Hammerstein

    August 14, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Holy guacamole!! I heard Mothman has a penchant for raping middle aged meN, which is bad because I also heard he’s hung like a horse.

  2. Dr. Idris freema

    May 5, 2015 at 4:25 am

    this thing is not mothman, the eyes are a good start, there RED, not black and no, as far as i know there are no reports of it blinking. secondly, arms, or the lack of. mothman had no arms.

    fake or somthing else (maby owlman, though wrong continent…)

  3. Seymour Clitz

    September 20, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    This was my cousin Lonnie. His mom (my aunt Mabel) was raped and impregnated by a huge bat at a drive in movie when she was a teenager. They hid Lonnie in an attic and fed him insects and candy until he reached puberty, when he escaped one day to look for a mate. Now he flies from house to house, tunneling into attics were he feels safe. Lonnie has an exceptionally large penis and is bisexual, so be careful.

  4. cj

    December 25, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    may have been one of the black eyed children, or adults if there are any.

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