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Unknown mammal droppings

Observed: 27th August 2011 By: NiallC
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About 4cm long. Found on the lower slopes of Ben Lawyers NNR in habitat with small trees. Near Loch Tay.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Could be pine marten but it could just as easily be fox. Both are usually longer and thinner with a 'tail' at one end, however, when they eat lots of berries, as here, it has a loosening effect on their bowels and they do smaller fatter droppings. Unfortunately the habitat does not help either.

Graham Banwell

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