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Offline petefrom bearswamp

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« Reply #40 on: August 17, 2018, 05:12:56 PM »
What's he after Ron?
When I was young in the early 60s Cat tracks were common in the Adirondacks.
They are a rarity now.
I have only seen 2 in my life one in 1967 and then again in 1999.
Both fleeting glimpses
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« Reply #41 on: August 17, 2018, 06:26:22 PM »
Not sure just what he might be after. Its an inactive "mineral lick" site where mice, squirrels, porkies, raccoons, deer with fawns etc. hang out, so it may be checking out the scent of something. 
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« Reply #42 on: September 03, 2018, 09:21:50 PM »
Cat is back again, but this one looks a little smaller.


 
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« Reply #43 on: September 07, 2018, 08:59:59 AM »
They are pretty numerous her in VA. I caught one creeping by my deer stand last year and he is still getting mounted. I call them in and shoot them most of the time. Only reason I bother is I have a rare covey of quail on my land and I raise quail in attempt to increase their numbers. Other than that, I wouldn't bother with them as they are very magnificent animals. A few years ago my neighbor killed one and a deer with one shot. Said the brush right behind his stand erupted and a doe came out bucking around with a bobcat attached to her. 
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« Reply #44 on: September 07, 2018, 09:51:04 AM »
We have quite a few of them around our property. My wife has some fantastic pictures of them. One of her photos was published in Mass Wildlife which is a periodical published by the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Last fall during archery season, I watched a mother bobcat teaching her cub how to hunt for an hour or so. She had a vole or something and would toss it around trying to entice her cub to attack it. Kind of cool to watch but probably not so much fun for the vole!
This one grabbed a woodchuck in our back yard:

 

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« Reply #45 on: September 07, 2018, 10:18:10 AM »
his one was "playing" with a vole in our driveway:




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« Reply #46 on: September 08, 2018, 07:20:26 AM »
Nice pix, thanks.

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« Reply #47 on: September 08, 2018, 03:13:28 PM »
I have spent a fair amount of my free time outdoors and have never seen one.  It's on my bucket list. Thanks for the pics.
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