Group /Category 4
Animal Effect Cases
Bay Port, MI Case
November 2, 1986
Animal Reaction Feature:
A silent, dimly glowing, inverted-bowl shaped object hovered between
farm buildings at low altitude. A cow was reported as excited with
no further detail. A lame horse was reported to have gotten up and
moved 50 feet during the sighting, but there is no information as to exactly
when it moved or in what direction. The object was estimated to be
300 feet from the witnesses. Position of the animals relative to
object or witnesses is not stated.
Joan Woodward, Animal Reaction Specialist:
A 29-year-old female, receptionist for a doctor’s office, was driving
to her farm home at 8:45 pm on a partly cloudy night. One-quarter
mile out of town, she saw a dimly glowing, brownish-yellow object with
an inverted-bowl shape. She estimated that it had a 24-foot diameter
and was 12-13 feet in height. As she drove home, the object followed
her, coming as close as 30 feet at one point, and at another point, the
witness turned south, and the object continued west, then corrected its
course and continued to follow witness until she arrived home.
When she arrived home, she called her husband, a 35-year old, self-employed
farmer, to see the object. They watched for about an hour as it hovered
between two farm buildings at treetop altitude and about 300 feet from
the witnesses. During this time, the animal behaviors described above
were noted. When the object left, the glow may have been “shut off.”
No sound, no EM effect, and no physiological effects were reported.
Source: MUFON UFO DATABASE, Portion of Reports from the Files
at MUFON Headquarters, July 1999, Sequin TX, CD-ROM, Case Log #880410,
by Judy Karns.