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What's that sound?

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Voting closed: October 04, 2017, 09:54:48 AM

Author Topic: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?  (Read 2324 times)

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Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« on: September 19, 2017, 09:52:19 AM »
Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and I've got something I'm hoping someone can help me with. I'm not sure if this is the best place to post an audio recording, but I didn't see anywhere else that made sense. I was camping with a friend and his son this weekend near Newaukum Lake (a few miles north of Cinebar, WA) and we woke up to this sound off in the distance, maybe 100 yards away or so.
The "cries" happened over about a 5 minute period before they stopped. They happened 4 times, about 20 cries each time, with about 30 seconds in between set. The audio isn't real time, I cut out a bunch of our conversation, footsteps, and other noises, to try to just get the most clear examples that I could. So the timing may sound weird. There was definitely a pattern to them, and no overlap. It seemed like one animal in one location. After about 5 minutes it stopped and we didn't hear anything else for the next 30 minutes before we left for the day.
Any feedback is welcome.
Thanks!

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 09:54:46 AM »
Sounds like a t-Rex to me :dunno:

Sorry. I have no clue  :chuckle:
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 09:56:46 AM »
Someone was using a FoxPro or the like calling in predators IMO.  That is the pattern and the time frame.

Hang on a lot of guys on here will say it is most likely Squatch

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2017, 10:02:34 AM »
 :yeah: >:( hey, this is serious stuff and no time to joke and laugh.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2017, 10:36:37 AM »
Someone was using a FoxPro or the like calling in predators IMO.  That is the pattern and the time frame.

Hang on a lot of guys on here will say it is most likely Squatch

I'd go with this also.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2017, 11:27:10 AM »
Lost bear cub trying to find momma
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2017, 11:31:47 AM »
 :yeah:  Its a bear distressed/lost/trapped/lonely, or a liberal Hillary supporter lost in woods!  :yike:
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2017, 11:48:21 AM »
could be electronic...would it be a be  bear? not a common sound i dunno

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2017, 12:01:26 PM »
Someone was using a FoxPro or the like calling in predators IMO.  That is the pattern and the time frame.

Hang on a lot of guys on here will say it is most likely Squatch

I'd go with this also.

Me 3.  It could be a bear vocal and it could be a cougar.  Both can make that sound as could a lynx or bobcat.  But the continued repetitive pattern leans toward a recorded sound.  I don't know the FoxPro library well enough, nor any other recorded sound that I use enough to ID this one.  I'd guess a recording of a near adolescent bear cub based on the sound.

If it is live, then I'd say cat, because I have heard them repeat a sound every 30-60 seconds over a half hour span, but it was always one cry, then the long pause, never more than one cry at a time.  Not sure but lean toward a recorded sound. 

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2017, 12:44:59 PM »
Bigfoot

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2017, 12:55:51 PM »
I would also go with the bear and it being electronic too.  The tone seamed to stay the same.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2017, 01:17:03 PM »
X4 or 5.   Nailed it.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2017, 01:20:17 PM »
A cougar in heat. I've heard the same type of calling on the west side on Mt. Rainier.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2017, 04:23:31 PM »
I thought this at first, too. Then I thought of that video of the bear taking down a deer in a guy's backyard and it was bleating/screaming like that.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2017, 04:26:07 PM »
 :yeah: I thought deer in distress too.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2017, 04:40:48 AM »
I've heard bobcats in late winter that sounded like that. But also agree that a bear cub could be making the sound. Didn't think a recorded sound until it was brought up, but if someone had access to it on a Foxpro, it could prove successful in calling in a momma bear or even a mountain lion. Early morning would also suggest someone hunting and using a electronic call.  :twocents:
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2017, 11:35:58 AM »
My first thought was a bear in distress. 

Sounds very similar to this:

All the cougar sounds I've heard sound higher and more raspy to me.  :dunno:


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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2017, 11:36:56 AM »
Also, this is fun.  Thanks for posting :)

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #19 on: September 20, 2017, 12:06:10 PM »
Im thinkin bear now too cause that sounded the same to me.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2017, 11:33:03 AM »
I'm thinking it really could be the Bear Cub distress call from FOXPRO as mentioned above. Here's a sound sample from their site. Given it is Bear hunting season in that area, it was likely a hunter using this call. Although the sound varied in pitch, tone, and depth...
Based on their sound sample I'm not sure if it varies the sound or if it just does the same sound repeatedly. In either case, it was likely a real bear cub in distress, or a bear call of one.
Thanks everyone!!! I think this mystery might be solved!
https://www.gofoxpro.com/site/products/soundpacks/sound-previews/253P.mp3

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2017, 01:40:22 PM »
Female Bigfoot in heat.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2017, 09:19:50 AM »
Foxpro bear cub distress call.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2017, 04:45:31 PM »
Bear cub bawling, either real or a "call"........

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2017, 05:54:53 PM »
Sounds like bear, but also sounds like my wife when I bring a new firearm home
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #25 on: September 22, 2017, 06:03:58 PM »
Pretty hazy to tell for sure. Cub distress or doe distress would be my guess.
If someone was calling bears/lions at night, hunting big game at night is not permitted so IDK.
Might been a cat or some critter killing a cub or deer if it was indeed at night.
He is a real life doe distress/bawl.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #26 on: September 22, 2017, 08:15:38 PM »
Pretty hazy to tell for sure. Cub distress or doe distress would be my guess.
If someone was calling bears/lions at night, hunting big game at night is not permitted so IDK.
Might been a cat or some critter killing a cub or deer if it was indeed at night.
He is a real life doe distress/bawl.


Could be setting the stand up. Explains the 4 sets every 30 seconds. Trying to get away from foxpro but can't use range finder to stay within the 200 yard remote control range. Also explains why it went silent for 30 minutes prior to them leaving. Waiting for daylight to turn it on and let run.  :dunno:

Or momma found it and they moved on.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2017, 08:27:58 PM »
Sounds like Hilary on election night.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #28 on: September 22, 2017, 08:32:29 PM »


Fox Pro sound library #253 (bear cub distress 1)   


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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #29 on: September 30, 2017, 10:26:22 PM »
Sounds like bear, but also sounds like my wife when I bring a new firearm home

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #30 on: September 30, 2017, 10:35:27 PM »
Sounds like a *censored* :chuckle:

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Donkey :chuckle:

 

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