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Quiz #54 - Question

by Brian Booth

This quiz features an animal that all trackers should get to know, as it is common and prevalent over a wide expanse of northern North America.
Photo 54A

Habitat: A ski resort in the Cascades Mountains, Washington state.

Time of year: November

 

Photo 54B

There is an animal trail going uphill in the fresh, wet slushy snow.
Photo 54C

Photo 54C is a montage of overhead shots, showing the pattern of tracks in groups of four. There are four groups of tracks here - the second set of tracks did not register very well. The stride ranged from 32 to 48 inches.
Photo 54D

Photos 54D / 54E / 54F are zoomed in on individual groups of tracks. The group measured 8 inches long by 6 inches wide. The larger feet generally measured 3 inches long by 3 inches wide, and the smaller feet measured 2 3/8 inches long by 2 inches wide.
Photo 54E

 
Photo 54F

 

 
 
Question:

What animal made the tracks?

 

Quiz #54 - Answer

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