Mystery scat

Asked September 14, 2019, 10:42 PM EDT

I found this in the woods in Nova Scotia, on a walking trail. It makes me worry that it is from a bear something dangerous. The straw beside it is the length of my iPhone 6s. It was August 10

Outside United States wildlife

1 Response

I'm not an expert in scat ID in your neck of the woods, but it looks to be like ungulate (deer, elk) droppings from an animal with a diet "low" in fiber. Look over these sites:

https://urban-nature.livejournal.com/188023.html
https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/news-events/big-features/scattergories-the-scoop-on-animal-poop