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Footprint in snow3

Observed: 22nd December 2009 By: miked
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 MG 5901
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rimo's picture

Don't think much can be said

Don't think much can be said with certainty about these! On the basis of size, foot shape, walking pattern and stride length I'd go for a mid-size rodent such as Wood Mouse

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the naturalist man's picture

Mouse

I agree with Rimo about size etc. The only thing to add is the elongated shape indicates mouse rather than vole, whose prints are stubbier in shape. As this is a wood then it is likely to be a wood mouse but can not say for certain. If you put mouse sp. for the identification I'll agree to that.

The animal has come in from top left and walked around where your card is then scuffled around near the bottom. Not clear whether it left to the right or, like Snagglepuss, "exit stage left".

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