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Unknown creatures. United States

ID #1599996781
Added Sun, 13/09/2020
Author July N.

Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
04.11.1971 04:00
Остин, TX
United States

Trudy van Riper was woken up by her cats "growling". When she opened the door, they hid under the sofa in the living room. 

When she looked out the window, she saw an "elliptical moon" lighting up her backyard and part of the pasture beyond. 

When she got to the front door, she found a strange little car on the lawn that looked like a Volkswagen without wings or doors. 

Three small men in dark clothing appeared from above, one of whom telepathically contacted her, saying:

"Are there any pigs in this field? They're hungry." 

Then she saw two strange furry animals standing erect next to the men. She returned to the house, and when she looked again, the object was already flying, and the "moon" had disappeared. 

She later learned that several pigs were missing from a nearby farm.

Original news

Date: November 4 1971
Location: Near Austin Texas
Time: 0400A
Summary: Trudy Van Riper was awakened by her cats “growling and carrying one;” when she opened the door they hid under the living room couch. When she looked out the window she saw an “elliptical moon” lighting up her back yard and part of the pasture beyond. Going to the front door, she discovered a strange little vehicle sitting on her lawn, which resembled a Volkswagen without fenders or doors. From the top emerged 3 small men dressed in dark garments, one of which communicated with her telepathically, saying, “Are there any pigs in that field? They are hungry.” Then she saw near the men two peculiar animals covered with fuzzy hair, standing erect. She went back into the house and when she looked again the object was airborne, and the “moon” was gone. Later she learned that several pigs had been lost at a nearby farm.
Source: Fate December 1972


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