Bear Poop?

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Born2BBrad
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Bear Poop?

Post by Born2BBrad » August 25th, 2019, 7:45 am

I live about a mile outside the city limits of The Dalles. There are tablelands with trails next to my property. Several times up there I have seen what looks like bear poop. This morning while walking my dog on the trails on my property there was a pile that looked like bear poop. Take a look at the picture and let me know what you think it is.

I got a trail cam pointed at the water bucket, but it wasn't up last night. No bear pics on that yet.
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Re: Bear Poop?

Post by Aimless » August 25th, 2019, 11:33 am

Other than the amount, which is rather skimpy for a bear, everything else tallies with bear poop. I'd agree that's what it is.

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Re: Bear Poop?

Post by pcg » August 27th, 2019, 6:50 pm

It would be helpful to have something in the pic for scale. Otherwise it's impossible to give an educated opinion, except, if that's all there was... I vote coyote or raccoon.
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Re: Bear Poop?

Post by adamschneider » August 28th, 2019, 7:56 am

pcg wrote:
August 27th, 2019, 6:50 pm
It would be helpful to have something in the pic for scale. Otherwise it's impossible to give an educated opinion, except, if that's all there was... I vote coyote.
There are berries for scale (probably mountain-ash, because huckleberries wouldn't have made it through intact like that).

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Re: Bear Poop?

Post by Waffle Stomper » August 28th, 2019, 8:12 pm

Looks like bear poo to me. Having said that, I have a FB friend who lives in The Dalles who found bear poop on her property too.
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