Case 107953: In the early morning of September 1, Jenny Meadowcroft’s sleep was disturbed by her cat. Awakened, though it was still dark, she saw three, large orbs the size of basketballs just above the tree line, move from right to left at high speed. Her description was, “They were white in the front, turning to blue and then red.” They were absolutely silent and, to Meadowcroft, “beautiful” but left her “a little scared.” As it turned out, three other local witnesses saw similar objects in the region during the previous 30 days.
The next day she reported her experience to The Taos News, of Taos, New Mexico. A reporter, Phaedra Greenwood, picked up on the story and related it to the reports of three other local residents, two from Arroyo Hondo and one from Arroyo Seco “who claim to have seen red, white and blue lights hovering over Gallina Canyon in the past month.” See partial page from the Tuesday, September 5, 1996 issue of The Taos News.
From the news article below, Greenwood reported that, “UFO sightings commonly coincide with reports of cattle mutilations. Since July 8, two mutilated cows, both belonging to Jesse Gonzales, have been found in Arroyo Hondo.” She went on to state that, “A third cow that showed signs of mutilation was found in a pasture in El Prado Saturday.” The Saturday mutilation event would have taken place on September 2 — the day after Meadowcroft’s sighting.
Meadowcroft reported the incident belatedly on April 19, 2020 to MUFON. Her drawing of the event is shown below along with her testimony.
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