|Group /Category 4
Animal Effect Cases
Gulf Breeze, Florida
February 8, 1989
Animal Reaction Feature:
A man was awakened by dogs barking excitedly. He saw a double disc object
descending and then landing in a vacant lot about 80 feet away. The
object had many flashing body lights and a sizzling or static sound was reported.
Dogs, belonging to the witness and to his neighbors barked constantly until
the event ended.
Joan Woodward, Animal Behavior Specialist:
At 3:40 am, in a suburban area of Gulf Breeze, on a partly cloudy, windy night,
a 31 year old laborer was awakened by dogs barking. He saw an object
descend and land or hover 3-4 inches above the ground in a vacant lot about
80 feet away. He woke his wife, 24, and son, 12. He went
outside and approached to within 40 feet of the object and shown a flashlight
on it. The object flashed back and disappeared.
The overall size of the object was estimated as no more than 3 feet.
The object was described as two discs connected by a vertical rod on the lower
3 feet (not exactly clear what that meansójw). The upper 1 foot was
a clear dome and light. The bottom disc had 15-20 red-orange lights
that were rapidly flashing. The top disc had 5-6 green and white lights
that were also flashing.
A static-like or sizzling sound was reported. No EM effects or physiological
effects were reported. Vegetation in the area appeared unaffected.
MUFON UFO DATABASE, Portion of Reports from the Files at MUFON Headquarters,
July 1999, Sequin TX, CD-ROM, Case Log #890405 by Rex Salisberry and Carol