Pierce County, Washington

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Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

October 2012

My family and I live near Orting, Washington in The Buttes housing development. My house is situated at the highest elevation in the development, right around 700 feet and near the water tower. My back yard is bordered by woods that extend for 200-300 yards without interruption. My bedroom window looks out over the back yard from a height of about 12 feet towards the woods and we always sleep with the window open. The first incident occurred right around the last week in August of this year (2012). At 2:45 a.m. my wife and I were awakened by a series of piercing shrieks. They were very loud and sounded as though they were coming from the woods right in back of our house. They did not sound like any other animal that I have ever heard. This continued for perhaps 5 minutes and then abruptly ceased as it began to rain. The second incident happened approximately 5 weeks later early on a Tuesday morning in October of 2012. This time, at just after 3 a.m. we were awakened by two shrieking...

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Bzer 677 days ago

Wow, I moved into this area of the Buttes in 2014 today its Aug of 2022. I have no fence and we have deer and once in a while a beer. Deer and Elk are usually graceful in the woods. Most times we see them before we hear them.

We have cats that’ll look into the woods with hair up and growling. At other times we hear large branches breaking as the sound moves usually South to North. We’ve been dismissing this until today!

This web site was sent to me with a story of a sighting near my other house in Graham Wa. I’ll get some NVG’s and trail cams to see if I can capture something!


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