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Unknown tracks in snow. Possible hungry predator? help

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by btruegs, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning I discovered these tracks in the snow. I think maybe skunk, rabbit, or mouse/rat. What do you guys think? thanks for the identification help.

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  2. Kikiriki

    Kikiriki Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do, sorry about that. Thanks for the link!
     
  4. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Couldn't find anythink on that link, everything online so far in in conclusive. Maybe i will just sit out there tonight [​IMG]
     
  5. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the tracks are rather small. like no bigger than a 50 cent piece
     
  6. WNCcluck

    WNCcluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The tracks don't look clear enough to identify to me. What types of critters do you have in your neck of the woods? How deep was the snow? Did it seem that the animal that made the tracks had any amount of weight to it? For example, a moose makes a deeper dent than a mouse. Have you had problems with skunks, raccoons, weasels before? Sorry to have more questions than answers. Hope there's a tracking sleuth around to help.
     
  7. johnderosa1

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    Looks like some kind of bird to me...,
     
  8. klilly20

    klilly20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rabbits and squirrel and rats and some birds seems to hop as their tracks stay together side by side as predators tracks would have one track ahead of the other. Rabbit would have their front tracks closer together then the back tracks.I hope that helps
     
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  9. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks guys, in that case then It's no big deal.
     
  10. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinkin it's a raccoon or rabbit. Only problem is someone bit a big hole into a feed bag.
     

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