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Tennessee Skunk Ape Reports
Search underway for Loose
Primate in Campbell County
October 20, 2003 By VINCE LENNON 6 News Reporter
JACKSBORO (WATE) -- Animal control officers in Campbell County are
searching for a primate, perhaps weighing 400 pounds, that's on the loose.
And nearly 100 pets are missing. "I didn't really get a good look at
his face because he didn't...
Last Modified 10/24/2003 11:44:11 AM
Is a Skunk Ape Loose in
October 22, 2003 By VINCE LENNON 6 News Reporter
CAMPBELL COUNTY (WATE) -- A new theory emerged Wednesday as a
crypto-zoologist weighed in on sightings of a possible primate in Campbell
County. A Crypto-zoologist, someone who studies uncataloged animals such
as skunkapes, accompanied a 6...
Last Modified 10/27/2003 09:23:52 AM
Vet Questions Skunk Ape
Theory in Campbell Co.
October 23, 2003 By VINCE LENNON 6 News Reporter
CAMPBELL COUNTY (WATE) -- After seeing reports of primate sightings in
Campbell County, a Knoxville Zoo veterinary consultant said he doubts the
animal is a skunkape. Dr. Ed Ramsey, who teaches at UT,
said Thursday he thinks, "...the skunk...
Last Modified 10/27/2003 09:24:41 AM
UT Biologist Offers Theories
on Skunk Ape
October 24, 2003 By TIM MILLER 6 News Reporter
KNOXVILLE (WATE) --- A UT biologist will join this weekend's search for
answers about what's killing pets in Campbell County. He believes it's
probably a common animal, instead of a skunkape. John
Placyk researches animal behaviors and how...
Last Modified 10/28/2003 10:06:01 AM
Samples from Possible Skunk
Ape Prove Inconclusive
October 28, 2003 By VINCE LENNON 6 News Reporter
CAMPBELL COUNTY (WATE) -- The search for the so-called Campbell County skunkape continues Tuesday, after a lab reported inconclusive test
results. Over the weekend, a team consisting of UT biologist John Placyk,
Last Modified 11/03/2003 09:30:05 AM
Rumors of Skunk Ape Give
Businesses a Boost
October 31, 2003 By VINCE LENNON 6 News Reporter
CAMPBELL COUNTY (WATE) -- On Halloween, it's time to think about ghosts,
goblins and witches. But if you're in Campbell County, it may be time to
think about the skunkape. After investigations by the
sheriff's department and a UT...
Last Modified 11/04/2003 10:57:05 AM
Tennessee Skunk Ape Spotted in
October 31, 2006 By TENNESSEE TRIVIA.COM
The mysterious Tennessee Skunk Ape (picture on
the right) was spotted last night in Corryton, TN. Neighbors reported
hearing strange sounds coming from their back yards in the middle of the
night, mostly grunting and loud moaning sounds. Many also reported a
thick, putrid scent, as windows and doors were quickly bolted shut. One
elderly lady upon hearing a commotion behind her house opened her back
door to discover the ghastly beast staring straight into her eyes. She was
able to snap a picture of the ever-lucid Skunk Ape just before he leapt
from her back porch and ran into the woods. Numerous pets and farm animals
have also been reported missing.
If the Skunk Ape
approaches you, do not make direct eye contact with him, just slowly back
away, seek immediate refuge, and call your local Skunk Ape authorities.