Massive Hyena-Like Cryptid Encountered by Family in Rural Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

While living in rural Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, a former resident recalls an encounter his family had at home with a massive hyena-like canine after hearing a loud ruckus on the front porch.The following account was recently forwarded to me:”This occurred in 1977, in the Madera community of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. I was a young teen at the time. We lived in a house in the heavily forested hills above Madera. There were very few residences in our neighborhood. The location was incredibly isolated.My grandfather would frequently go on patrols with the local officer who worked for the Game Commission. I bring this up because of his reaction when we had our encounter, which is the reason why I am bringing this out. He was a large man, and it took a lot to shake his confidence. When grandpa would walk outdoors at night, with nothing but a pitchfork to frighten away a bear, we would often just shake our heads at him. He was familiar with the local wildlife, understood what their routines were, could predict whether, and so on.On one particular evening, we were awaken by a loud ruckus that took place close to our front porch. We had…

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Massive Hyena-Like Cryptid Encountered by Family in Rural Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Updated: August 4, 2022 — 10:27 am