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'Creature' caught on camera during camping trip

By T.K. Randall
November 9, 2021 · Comment icon 14 comments

Is this a creature or an optical illusion ? Image Credit: YouTube / MrMBB333
A woman who had been camping in England last summer managed to capture this eerie photograph in the middle of the night.
The unnerving image recently came to light thanks to the YouTuber 'MrMBB333' who received an email from a man who had obtained the photograph from the partner of a family friend.

According to the email, the women had been sleeping in her tent during a camping trip to a site in Edenbridge, Kent back in the summer of 2020 when she was awoken by a strange noise.

It was around 3am and still dark outside, so when she looked out she was unable to see anything in the gloom.

Grabbing her camera, she took a few pictures using the flash to illuminate her surroundings.
When she checked the photographs, one of them seemed to show an unidentified creature perched in a tree next to the campsite.

While it's difficult to make out exactly what the creature is (or even if it is a creature at all), the photograph is certainly creepy.

You can check out the video below, skip to around 1:45s to view the segment about the photograph.

Could this be a real creature, a case of pareidolia, or simply a hoax ?

You decide.



Source: YouTube | Comments (14)




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Comment icon #5 Posted by Jon the frog 2 years ago
That dude disturbed me and taken a picture of me in the wood without consent. Right now, I'm sleeping... ****-off.
Comment icon #6 Posted by PinkLemonade 2 years ago
I saw a very similar video recently. Am I allowed to post the YouTube link?
Comment icon #7 Posted by Manwon Lender 2 years ago
Hello and welcome to the forum, and yes you are certainly allowed to post a YouTube video or anything else you would like too so long as it is in good taste! Thanks for your post, .i will look forward to your video
Comment icon #8 Posted by Susanc241 2 years ago
We don�t have raccoon or possums in the U.K. outside of zoos.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Torviking 2 years ago
If this was taken with a flash it would be in colour. This has been taken with a night vision nstrument.
Comment icon #10 Posted by HollyDolly 2 years ago
This is not a raccoon. I've seen plenty of them wandering the neighborhood at night. Why, because our city park is just a block or two away, and there is woodlands on the other side of the creek. Looking at the head and chest area, and the way it is crouched, looks more human in shape than a true animal. We have deer, skUNKS owls , etc.They the next county over across the creek from our park, has in the past let people know about coyotes.This doesn't look like a canine, nor some sort of cat. Wonder if it is some weird guy in the woods, and he looks nude.
Comment icon #11 Posted by DieChecker 2 years ago
From the YouTube video, it just appears to be a person sitting up in the tree.
Comment icon #12 Posted by Essan 2 years ago
I don;t think the youtube video shows the photo - just what appears to be small crop taken from it.    In any case it shows nothing of interest. But hey, "townie scared by bird in the night, takes pictures of tree"  doesn't quite get the same attention. 
Comment icon #13 Posted by DieChecker 2 years ago
Comment icon #14 Posted by Nobu 2 years ago
Appears to be a guy in a tree. This may be a first 


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