The dog stopped in its tracks when it saw a ‘ghostly figure’ lurking behind a tree in the garden – the owner didn’t notice it at first but it gave him a ‘hell of a shock’ when he checked his recording
A dog owner has been left on edge after spotting a ‘ghostly figure’ in his back garden.
The man, from Louisiana, America, was taking his dog out to go to the toilet when he spotted ‘something paranormal’ hiding behind a tree.
Claiming his dog stopped in its tracks upon seeing it, the man has shared a video on Reddit and asked users for their thoughts.
Writing under the username BigPappyThunder, he said: “I saw something interesting in my back yard. Paranormal? Or just an illusion? Check around the tree on the right.
“Funny enough, I didn’t see this person while filming which is why I kept going. Gave me a hell of a spook when I rewatched it.”
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In the video, the labrador is seen barking at the tree before timidly walking towards it.
It ends with the dog walking away from the tree while constantly looking back at it.
While most users agreed they could see something unusual lurking behind the tree, others claim the video is a fake.
One user said: “It is super tall and looks like it has glowing eyes.
“When the house with a light in the background behind the tree comes into view at the four second mark, the thing flies along side the wall.
“When it disappears behind the tree, it’s eyes sync right up to the light.”
Another user added: “Awesome footage – one of the better ones I’ve seen lately.
“With the footage slowed down though, it looks like whatever is moving is a duplicate of the dark shadow to the left of the tree.
“Whatever shadowy thing that peeks out to the left of the tree appears to have the same shape, even the light (eyes).
“This is an awesome clip, but the similarities between the two shapes make me suspicious.
“No idea what happened though as I’ve never seen a glitch like that before.
“Either the camera glitched and reproduced the same shape, or there are two beings behind the tree.”
A third simply said: “It gave me chills and the dog was barking – it knew.”
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