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I'm beginning to think they might be a raptor as the 4th toe is segmented: here are some eagle tracks.... what do you think?

I'm sure there must be sea eagles down there.
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Geez, that's it. I'm happy with that; you've solved it I reckon. Yes, we have wedgies and sea eagles. Do you know what tracks they are? Wedgy or sea eagle? Apparently Tassie sea eagles are a bit smaller than those on the mainland. Sea eagle then; I found another picture of white breasted sea eagle tracks, and they look the same as your picture and mine. Well done Thrud :).

It's a good place for sea eagles because they can handle high winds when other birds can't; it makes for easy meals.

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Top of the class MDU.

Didn't give you the context before, but the height of the sign can provide useful clues when tracking
 

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Thanks Hairyman I think prob more than 3 years old, missing a canine on bottom jaw. Not too much wear on the other teeth. Upper left canine had some fracturing. I know that dentition is one of the most accurate ways to age a fox and have seen some pics, so this age is only a very amateur estimate.
 

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Love your work Aussie123!

My original clue was, Old man, face the music (3)!

I can see I'll have to get sneakier.

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Dog or fox?
 

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No takers for the last one so....
Who's been here?
 

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No takers for the last one so....
Who's been here?
large three toe, id say emu .... small web print maybe a duck of some kind, can not quiet work out if there is a third print there? looks small hooves? maybe a dear or sheep?

thanks for posting these Thrud, i do like them, sorry bit MIA been away
 

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Dog or fox?
I'm guessing fox, but not based on knowledge. They do look like small pads and there are no claw marks. I imagine a fox moving around and digging a fair bit would keep it's claws short. Front claws tend to need trimming, even on a dog that does a fair bit (mine). It could be a cat! If you didn't mention fox or dog, I would have said cat.
 
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Sorry didn't want people feeling guilty!

This is fox: it is possible to draw a line between the pads of the toes see pic. In a dog this would not be the case.
Cats usually retract their claws when walking, foxes cannot do this and so in the pic (red circle) is a claw mark.
Drawing is from Woodland Ways. (https://www.woodland-ways.co.uk/blog/tracking/fox-or-dog/).
 

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