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Offline tritt007

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Kitty?
« on: June 01, 2017, 08:03:02 PM »
Found this and some other old looking ones in an area I like to frequent for elk . Any Ideas? I thought cat but maybe a porcupine? There is also some saplings around that have beaver looking nibbles on them , but there is definetly no beavers or large bodies of water near by . It was still sopping wet when I stumbled across it , like I interrupted whatever was doing it .
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Re: Kitty?
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2017, 08:04:50 PM »
Bear

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Re: Kitty?
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2017, 08:08:35 PM »
Seemed pretty low to the ground to be a bear ?
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Re: Kitty?
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2017, 08:11:27 PM »
The bears will typically peel from ground level 2 to 3 ish ft up the tree.  I'm guessing if you looked around you would see more.  If not yet, there will be soon.

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Re: Kitty?
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2017, 08:31:29 PM »
100% a bear. They peel the bark with their claws then scrape the tree with their teeth to get all the sap and goodies under the bark. That is a small  one , I've seen them 20-30 feet up but typically they are 4-8 feet tall.

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Re: Kitty?
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2017, 08:50:29 PM »
Well good to know ! Thanks fellas ! Kinda glad its not a cat lol . Guess ill kill it later this year lol
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