Name that scat

by Apr 21, 2015Hunting in Maine, Scat and Tracks

Name that scat

We spent a few hours in the woods last weekend and I came across this pile of scat on the side of an old log.  It almost looked like the mystery critter could sit on the log and use it as a toilet seat.

Who left this behind?

It looks like turkey poop but there is a pile of it and usually when  have seen signs of turkey, they are more scattered and a little bit larger. These were the size of Cheetos puffs.

So – what does it belong to?

1 Comment

  1. Porcupine! It's dry as far as scat goes, full of fiber from the bark its been eating.

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