The audio recording between a dispatcher and the homeless couple lasts more than eight minutes. In it, the primary caller appears sober and deliberate as she describes the beast Nov. 30.
“And I know you guys are going to think I’m crazy, but I’m dead serious,” she says on the recording. “This big thing was 75 feet away from me, smelled awful, devoured a whole deer carcass, and then took off and screamed, screeched, and took off across the street.”
“I’m going to tell you right now, I’ve lived in the woods six years. Swear to God, I’ve never seen nothing like this. I’m 6’3″; it’s bigger than me,” said her 63-year old husband.
The couple claims the creature walked upright as it carried the deer carcass off into the woods.
Police reports indicate dispatchers sent an officer by the location that night, but he found no sign of the couple or the beast.
The callers said they were living in a tent in the woods in northwest San Antonio, near the intersection of Highway 151 and Loop 1604. The area has acres of wooded terrain surrounding it.