Who made this?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by emmyeagle, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. emmyeagle

    emmyeagle Chirping

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    This print was found on a neighboring property. Any idea what made it? It's about the size of a ladies hand. 4 front claws. One is realky hard to see. We live in central new mexico. Only print we saw.

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  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

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    Looks like a raccoon print. Here's a page with footprints from predators:

    http://www.almanac.com/content/animal-tracks-identification-critter-pictures
     
  3. emmyeagle

    emmyeagle Chirping

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    Wow...raccoons have big feet? I always thought they were small. This print is as big as my hand.
     
  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

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  5. Hormesishealer

    Hormesishealer In the Brooder

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    Chupacabra. Lol raccoon
     
  6. emmyeagle

    emmyeagle Chirping

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    Pretty sure it's not a raccoon. Way too big to be one. It's the size of my hand. My daughter is thinking a young bear. Could it be the infamous chubacabra!?!
     
  7. WthrLady

    WthrLady Songster

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    Coyote or with as big as you say it is.....wolf or large domestic dog.
     
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  8. lm84

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    Definitely Sasquatch, I'd say.
     
  9. kgdubois

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    It looks like a large dog, to me. We're in Far West TX, and have coyotes all over (we ranch also). Their tracks usually have different shaped toes, and the claws are awfully long, for a coyote.
     
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