Animal Scat ID Please

Asked October 30, 2018, 10:43 PM EDT

Can someone please identify the scat in this photo? It was left in our back field (we live in Clackamas County). We're worried it might be from a large predator.
Thank you. --Kathy

Clackamas County Oregon wildlife scat id

1 Response

Hard to be certain due to amorphous shape, but my guess would be a coyote - The overall mass wouldn't indicate a bear. It is hard to see distinct items in the scat, but I do see some seeds, so it makes me suspect a coyote that was sampling some garden leftovers, berries, and other items with lots of moisture (and thus the lack of a tight shape).