Questions tagged [scat-identification]

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Scat identification from northern New Jersey

Can you please help me identify what is leaving these piles in my detached garage in Northern New Jersey? In case the photo doesn't do it justice, the scat is in piles, against the exterior walls, ...
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Animal Identification from “leavings”

There's a couple of small piles, about 3 inches across on my mom's back deck on the outskirts of Terre Haute, Indiana in the US. The pieces are firm but flexible as if they are plant matter, not sure ...
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What does moose scat/poop look like?

What does moose scat/poop look like and how can one distinguish it from the other similar scats namely deer and elk?
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Scat Identification on Upper Yosemite Falls Trail

I meant to ask a Ranger before we left... We saw this scat on the hike up to Columbia Point, which is 1/3rd of the way to Upper Yosemite Falls. March 14 2017. A warm couple weeks just after the big ...
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Is this yucky thing scat or slime mold?

I took a picture of this in mixed wooded hills in Oregon in winter. I thought it might be animal scat and was wondering what type of animal, but I asked someone who thought it might be slime mold, at ...
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Scat Identification in Southern NH

Walking along my property today I came across some very fresh scat. I'm comfortable with identifying deer and black bear droppings, but beyond that I am lost. Can anyone identify these droppings so I ...