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    Need help identifying this track

    I put this in field photos too but thought I would put here too...

    I believe it canine and not feline. The part is I am hoping it is coyote and not the bigger cousin. Some thing to note, I found a dead elk calf on Saturday. I went back into the area today (Tuesday). The entire calf was gone. No blood, hear or anything. Like it carried off and I found this track in the mud near where the calf was.

    This was taken in South Eastern Wyoming near Arlington

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    Looks canine to me. How big is it?

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    I think canine as well. If you remember, next time put a pen or something next to the track to give reference to the size.

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    From the outside edge of far left and far right toes it was just wider than my four fingers. That is 3 1/4 inches. I didn't think about taking a picture with my fingers because I was kicking myself for not putting my game camera up near the calf. But you are totally right, I should have.

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    It is canine. Probably a domestic/feral dog.

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    You have to remember, it is in the mud so it makes the track bigger too. Especially an old track like that. I'm with the others on identification.

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    I hope it is a dog. But it would have to be feral because or it was lost. This was taken 2 miles from a dead-end FS road in the middle of Medicine Bow Forest.

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    I would also say canine.

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    Certainly canine, but much too large for a coyote, even spread out in the mud. Dog or wolf. More than likely a young wolf that has dispersed from its pack.
    Live to hunt, hunt to live.

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    Looks like a bear front paw print to me not canine and cats don't leave claw marks that I've ever seen ????

 

 

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