What's this wildlife footprint?

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What's this wildlife footprint?

Post by TimMAz6 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:46 pm



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Post by DesertZone » Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:14 pm

rabbit :|

Looks like when the hop slow. :?
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Post by lucky1 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:19 pm

Tim is probably falling off his chair laughing, Aaron.

That's what I said...only in a PM, because well, I had a cheeky comment about what the two little round things were. :wink:
Because "they" land on the ground when the rabbit stops hopping... :laughing9:

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Post by hardyjim » Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:16 pm

Quackers
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Post by DesertZone » Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:45 pm

lucky1 wrote:Tim is probably falling off his chair laughing, Aaron.

That's what I said...only in a PM, because well, I had a cheeky comment about what the two little round things were. :wink:
Because "they" land on the ground when the rabbit stops hopping... :laughing9:

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Thats funny. :lol:
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Post by TimMAz6 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:41 am

Thanks for the input. I've got loads of rabbits at my house but never seen them leaves tracks like this before. These unknown tracks were taken at a project site in western Coventry, Rhode Island near the Connecticut line.....lots of woods with little development. So far I have 2 votes for rabbit, bear, bobcat, fisher cat, and mountain lion. I'll let you know when I get more info. We got more snow last night so I'll try to get out their again to if I see more tracks.
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Post by TimMAz6 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:50 am

PS, one other vote too......my daughter watches 'Finding Bigfoot' and thought it was a juvenile bigfoot since the show recently had an episode in this area of Rhode Island..... LOL.
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Post by Paul Ont » Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:54 am

Write me down for bigfoot.

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Post by TimMAz6 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:22 am

Hi Paul,

perhaps 'little foot' LOL.

Here's a few shots of what the rabbit footprints look like in our area. We have small rabbits here on the east coast....you guys have huge rabbits!! LOL

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A few yard shots this morning.
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Post by lucky1 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:36 am

Tim, those first few photos show quite a long "stride", something was chasing him?

Love the bigfoot/littlefoot guesses...

Snow looks nice on your plants Tim...I seem to recall that structure leaning precariously from snow weight other years :shock:

Still a mild winter for you.
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Post by TimMAz6 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:46 am

Hi Barb,

yes I recall the 'lean' last year on the structure..........the leaning greenhouse!! Could have used some more lateral support. LOL Not bad for 1/2" steel conduit.

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Post by lucky1 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:53 pm

Attaboy, Tim, looks a little straighter this year.

OK what's the ruling on the footprints?
Giant mice?
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Post by TimMAz6 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:14 pm

No confirmation on tracks yet. Someone went to site today with the new snow but only saw deer tracks. He thinks it was bear tracks
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Post by TerdalFarm » Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:33 pm

Keep me updated!
If the tracks go into mud, take a photos from there. That'll give th emost detail. Also, set a common object for scale (or better yet a ruler) next to the most clear track.

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Post by lucky1 » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:33 pm

Tim, better yet, make a plaster cast of the impression, right Erik? :P :P

And set up camera traps for night. Erik will show you how.
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Post by TimMAz6 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:50 am

I'd love to set up camera's but it would probably take years to catch the critter on film......I'm going with the giant mouse theory!
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Post by lucky1 » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:25 am

The first pics you posted (on the 19th) look different than the recent ones.
Count the toes :lol: :lol:

BTW, I know you've had a mild winter so far, but wouldn't a bear be hibernating?

Change giant mouse to runway model...that in-line stepping :clown:

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