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What tracks are these?

Post by daway8 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:22 am

Anyone know what type of critter leaves tracks like the ones in this photo next to my footprints? This was up above 13,000ft between Geneva and Landslide.

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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by Cygnus X1 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:41 am

Chupacabra
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by LURE » Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:58 am

look a little marmoty to me
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by mtree » Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:48 am

Woof!
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by HikerGuy » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:06 am

They are pine marten tracks.
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by climbingcue » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:22 am

Yeti...

Looks like a dog to me.
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by nyker » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:18 am

Do you have a closer up shot showing the print larger?
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by nyker » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:28 am

At first glance I'd say bobcat, but can't tell if claws are in the prints or not, also they're aren't too often seen that high and in the open unless a lot of food (rodents) is present.
Given its location, maybe Pine Marten.. prints too large to be a smaller weasel. if toenails are in the track, maybe canine (dog, coyote, fox), need a closer up view of print.
Marmots are likely hibernating. Yeti would be significantly larger.
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by someguy9 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:42 am

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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by Jon Frohlich » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:49 am

Cygnus X1 wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:41 am
Chupacabra
Zero also identifies as a chupacabra. Did you see any animal that looked like this?
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by RckyMntnHgh » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:53 am

Perhaps lynx
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Re: What tracks are these?

Post by RckyMntnHgh » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:58 am

On a related note - not to hijack (but just meander from) the original post - I could use assistance to identify these 3-clawed tracks (size of my hand) from Lenawee Saturday -
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