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Roy's Peak Vista Scat

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Offline Al

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« on: January 08, 2007, 08:23:05 PM »
I was surprized at the size of this scat compared to my size 12 boot.  Given the quantity shown in the second picture - - - is it coyote?









Al

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Offline Picacho

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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2007, 09:09:54 PM »
I'm guessing it's javelinas.

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Offline Al

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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2007, 09:15:11 PM »
Perhaps but I am not convinced. You too for $5.95 . . .

http://www.acornnaturalists.com/store/JAVELINA-SCAT-REPLICA-P1609C174.aspx

Al

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Offline betteroutside

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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2007, 06:55:08 AM »
I am guessing that pic #1 is burro. Pic #2 is a real mess!!! Coyote crap almost always has a pronounced tail.

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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2007, 09:10:47 AM »
crap! I must have forgotten to dig that cathole again!!!!!!!!!!

sheesh...sorry...LO L

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Offline presidio

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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2007, 10:22:32 PM »
Quote from: "The Trout Whisperer"
crap! I must have forgotten to dig that cathole again!!!!!!!!!!

sheesh...sorry...LO L



You made me laugh out loud when I read that.
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Wendell (Garret Dillahunt): It's a mess, ain't it, sheriff?
Ed Tom Bell (Tommy Lee Jones): If it ain't, it'll do till the mess gets here.
--No Country for Old Men (2007)

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Offline BIBEARCH

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« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2007, 08:06:05 AM »
Javelina. Javelinas are very social creatures and are serious creatures of habit that establish foraging territories that they traverse daily. They also establish bedding locations that are used daily. Around their bedding locations, they typically leave communal "dumps" like the one in pic 2. Notice that the scat is full of fibrous plant material. Javelinas forage heavily on prickly pear, so their scat is usually dense with plant fibers. I suppose this is the point for someone to take this thread on a discussion of a high fiber diet?
The opinion expressed above is my own and not that of the National Park Service or the Federal government.

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Offline Bobcat

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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2007, 08:36:50 AM »
This is BIBE lava poop! BTW...I'm high on fiber :shock:
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« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2007, 10:55:06 PM »
Looking thru a field guide on scat, I have to agree that it's Javelina scat.

My wife kept walking into the room and was wondering what was so fascinating about javelina dung. I couldn't explain it.
When you came into this world, you cried and the world rejoiced. You should live your life, so when you die the world cries and you rejoice - Old Indian Saying

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Offline Al

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« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2007, 11:13:24 PM »
Quote from: "Desertwalker"
Looking thru a field guide on scat, I have to agree that it's Javelina scat.

My wife kept walking into the room and was wondering what was so fascinating about javelina dung. I couldn't explain it.


I was wrong to doubt that it is Javelina poop.  My wife, who doesn't even like BiBe, walked by and asked what it was.  I told her and she said it was obviously poop from a vegetarian.  Didn't look so much like vegetarian plops to me more like elongated feces from at least an omnivore thus the coyote guess.  

Shows you what I know . . .

Thanks all for helping out!

Al

 


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