Mystery Tracks

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Mystery Tracks

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This is a screen capture from this morning, 3/4/2022. Wonder what kind of critter made these tracks?

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Re: Mystery Tracks

Post by kolo »

This is a screen capture from this morning, 3/4/2022. Wonder what kind of critter made these tracks?
I was wondering the same thing! I check the web cameras everyday and I noticed some other tracks on Wednesday(?). I thought about posting a screenshot then. In fact, I noticed some tracks on the ice by Mott Island too.
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Looks like two large but different sizes. I'll go with sasquatch stalking a polar bear.
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A closer examination shows tracks along 5 or 6 different paths, all converging:
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Post by dcclark »

Likely wolves. Those look like the trails of several single wolves coming and going.

Here's a closer view from this afternoon. Check out the left set of the tracks going vertically up from the bottom -- that looks like a canine trail to me.
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How about these tracks? This is from February 7th. My first guess was moose, but they have a snowshoe look to them. Could be, the winter research team got to the island on January 22nd. Maybe somebody went for a snowshoe hike.

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That would be a crazy snowshoe hike. Wowzers
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