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  1. jasride

    jasride Turbo Monkey

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    Can anyone identify these prints in the snow? This was from back in January of this year in the mountains of Central Pennsylvania. The snow was light and drifty, about 3 inches deep.A friend was hiking and did a solo overnighter and stumbled across these tracks. Guesses have ranged from a mountain lion to an iguana. The thin tail like print dragging in the snow is interesting. Im going with opossum.


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  2. rockofullr

    rockofullr confused

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    How far apart are they and how big?
     
  3. jackalope

    jackalope Mental acuity - 1%

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    Juvenile xenomorph
     
  4. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    your taun taun will freeze before you reach the first marker!
     
  5. jasride

    jasride Turbo Monkey

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    Good question. He says they ranged from 1 to 2 feet apart. Guess that means from one print to the other. The juvenile xenomorph makes even more sense now.
     
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    And that's not his tail dragging
     
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    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    Turkey?

     
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  8. bean

    bean Turbo Monkey

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    I was thinking a bird of some sort. In the original photos the snow is compacted a bit more between the toes. Are there any birds with webbed feet that would be in that area at that time of year? Seems like it would need to be a pretty big bird for tracks to be a foot apart though.
     
  9. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Toms can get pretty big, around 25 lbs...
     
  10. jasride

    jasride Turbo Monkey

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    Turkey is a good call. Definitely can see a resemblance in the photos. The original photos do show more of a web but it could be because the snow was really light and the prints were brushed over from the wind. And who knows how accurate the 1 to 2 ft spacing is, but I can see a turkey having at least a 1 ft span between steps here in Pennsyltucky.

    Dang... was hoping for something a bit more erotic. I mean exotic.
     
  11. jackalope

    jackalope Mental acuity - 1%

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    Goose maybe? Prints looked webbed to me.
     
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  13. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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  14. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    I would say that your friend is lucky. Usually when people see the tracks of an Ommf, they don't live to tell about it.
     
  15. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    I thought this would be about MMcG crashing...