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#2370468 - 12/25/12 09:50 AM Track Identification
mallardshoot Offline
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Registered: 01/07/10
Posts: 93
Loc: South Central Nebraska
Made a couple stands yesterday for coyotes and could get them to howl at me but they didn't want to come in so I called it a day. On the way out however I have been paying extra close attention to the tracks in the area because bobcats are known to be around and I found these. The snow is drifted in the SE corner of a field along a very dense stand of cedars, and the tracks meandered along the edge of both.
What do you think bobcat? I can't think of anything else. What intrigued me the most is how each track lands so close together, is this typical? By the way that's a .223 casing.
If they are bobcat I now have a new quest, and will likely need some advise because the wife would like a bobcat pelt, and who am I to deny the boss lol
Let me know what you think
Rick

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#2370479 - 12/25/12 09:59 AM Re: Track Identification [Re: mallardshoot]
HouseCat Offline
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Registered: 06/05/07
Posts: 874
Loc: Oklahoma Caddo Co
That's a cat!!!

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#2370489 - 12/25/12 10:12 AM Re: Track Identification [Re: mallardshoot]
AlexanderWaller Offline
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Registered: 08/21/12
Posts: 355
Loc: Florida
Put my vote in for bobcat
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#2370714 - 12/25/12 01:50 PM Re: Track Identification [Re: mallardshoot]
daddyflea Offline
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Registered: 11/22/05
Posts: 1597
Loc: Waco TX
Bobcat they also seem to stay in the same area for a while.
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#2370754 - 12/25/12 02:25 PM Re: Track Identification [Re: mallardshoot]
Hedge Offline
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Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 176
Loc: ND
Definitely a cat. Be nice to see the trail pattern. Just looking at the two you posted, it appears the behind track middle toes aren't getting much weight. Might be a malformation or injury keeping the cat from bearing down on those toes.
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#2370763 - 12/25/12 02:38 PM Re: Track Identification [Re: mallardshoot]
utdavidhunting Offline
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Registered: 08/23/05
Posts: 218
My vote bobcat.

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#2371580 - 12/26/12 12:12 PM Re: Track Identification [Re: mallardshoot]
GTOHunter Online
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Registered: 01/08/12
Posts: 1026
Loc: Southeast Missouri
Definetly a Cat Track,with all that Snow I bet it's staying close to the Ceadrs for cover and to hunt birds....hope You get him,they make a beautiful Tanned Pelt or Full Mount!

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