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Droppings in kingsbury woods

Observed: 12th May 2010 By: yogikogi
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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brown droppings about 90mm long contains many fruit stones

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I don't think that you can say with any certainty that it isn't a fox, or even domestic dog, scat.
Normally, but not invariably, a badger scat would be in a shallow pit (lattrine), normally a fox scat would have a "whisker" at one end.
Fruit stones (presumably seeds rather than stones?), at this time of year is also very odd, whatever left the dropping.

Many people would suggest smell as a good indicator - of that, I know nothing!!

the naturalist man's picture


I am a little confused, why are you suggesting these are badger when you have correctly identified these as deer droppings in the observation, have you put up the wrong photo?:


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