Habitat: A mountain
range in southern Arizona, near the Mexican border (Photo 26A).
(Hmm, looks very similar to the habitat of
The tracks were
found in Oak/Sycamore forest high in the mountains, where it had
recently snowed (Photo 26B).
Time of Year: January.
As seen here in
Photo 26C, there are some clean tracks in the shallow snow.
Photo 26D is zoomed
in on the trail – the stride ranges from 8 to 12 inches, and the
trail width ranges from 2½ to 3½ inches.
Photos 26E & 26F
show a continuation of the trail down a boulder field, a tricky
crossing that the animal negotiated without even breaking stride.
Photos 26G, 26H,
and 26J are zoomed in on individual footprints. The prints are about
1½” wide by 1¾” long.
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