This quiz comes to you from the exotic &
magnificent country of Nepal. However, you donít have to be familiar with
the wildlife of Asia to do this quiz Ė itís a cousin of a familiar
inhabitant of North America.
Photo 51A Habitat:
A remote village in the Himalaya mountains of Nepal, elevation
Time of year: November.
A dusting of snow fell overnight.
On the following sunny day, the snow has melted in most areas, but
is still present in shaded areas such as behind this stone house.
There is an animal trail in a
patch of snow behind the building.
Photo 51D is zoomed in to show the
stride. The stride measured 11 inches. The trail width was 2Ĺ
Photos 51E / 51F are closeups of
the tracks. The track measured 2 3/8 inches long by 1ľ inch wide.
What animal made the tracks?
(If youíre not familiar with the wildlife of Nepal, guess the North American
animal that would make tracks most similar to these.)