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What is leaving this scat?

Posted by carol23 z7NC (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 2, 11 at 13:21

A friend and I walk around our subdivision and twice we have seen this sort poo left on the road. It contains some type of shells. This week I found a pile on my front lawn near the door! The animal is obviously going all around the neighborhood and I would like to know what it is. I suspect something nocturnal.
I can place something for size near the pile.

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RE: What is leaving this scat? one more photo

What are the shells?

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RE: What is leaving this scat?

Might those be pumpkin seeds?


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RE: What is leaving this scat?

That's a good idea, rhizo. It could well be that. Perhaps a neighbor has composted pumpkin or squash with the seeds.


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RE: What is leaving this scat?

It could be a Coyote


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RE: What is leaving this scat?

From a raccoon that thought a jack-o-lantern was just too inviting?

tj


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