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Can you identify this track?

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  1. Mikeinhistory

    Mikeinhistory Well-Known

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    I saw this track on Friday on the Lost Creek trail in the Westlake area of Austin. I have been there almost everyday for about the last two years and this is the first time I've ever seen the track of a cat in that area. It seems to me much to large to be a bobcat, can anyone give a clue? I have read of a few sightings of mountain lions in the RR/ North Austin area, but I can't find any that seem to be in this area. It was very close to the road on a very well used trail in a very populated area. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
     


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  2. Major Kong

    Major Kong Well-Known

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    Katy
  3. Mikeinhistory

    Mikeinhistory Well-Known

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    Haha. That would be more entertaining.
     
  4. Jon Payne

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    Chupacabra


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  5. Dawico

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    Looks like a dog track to me. Claws are out and I believe cats contract theirs.
     
  6. TxStetson

    TxStetson TGT Addict TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

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    It looks like a big dog track to me too.
     
  7. Kar98

    Kar98 Well-Known

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    My thoughts exactly.

     
  8. Mikeinhistory

    Mikeinhistory Well-Known

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    Yea really big for a dog. That's why I was like what is this.


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  9. Younggun

    Younggun Doer of Deeds TGT Supporter Admin

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    *retract



    Cheetahs don't. Only cat with claws always out. Maybe there's a cheetah loose on the trail.
     
  10. Armybrat

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    My nephew had a mountain lion sighting out at his place near Liberty Hill earlier this summer. They are around here & there apparently.
     


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