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I started this thread to post the photos from the two game cams set up on the labs. Other people can also post their finds here. Sorry the date/timestamp was wrong when i first retrieved the memory. I've since corrected it. I also adjusted the camera placement, so maybe the shots will be a little clearer.

There is a coyote slinking away, a deer browsing and a crow just hanging out.
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Fred Tyler
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next there was a better shot of a coyote, a turkey, and from the other camera an elk
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Fred Tyler
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next a deer at night, a deer during the day, and a better shot of a turkey
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Fred Tyler
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a deer, an elk, and another deer
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I'm sorry to tell you this Fred but your last post only has three deer....the middle one is a buck with his antlers growing.it is however NOT an elk.
 
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Thanks for the help! I guess it wasn't really clear to me behind that tree.
 
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Latest batch:

a deer

a few deer

a coyote
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Elk = best kind of meat I have ever tasted. My 7 year old still talks about it , two years later...
 
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most recent:

a deer and a couple shots of an elk
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same elk
 
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I've heard an elk crossing through ant village between my plot and Jesse's plot a couple of nights in the past week..
 
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A few more photos from the game cams:

I'm not sure what the first one is. It looks kinda like a reddish coyote, or a grayish fox. What do people think? Is there an easy way to tell them apart in a slightly fuzzy photo? I know we have both here.

The next two photos are of deer. First is a deer sneaking around in the middle of the night. The next is a young buck moving at dusk.

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A couple days ago I was working up near the top of the mountain and found a couple of spiders, I'm still not sure what the second one is, it had a bit of red mixed in on its body.
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Female wolf spider
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coyote. legs are long and body is dog-like proportion to body. not shorty legs and longer body plus long tail like a fox would be. also fox faces are quite short and pointy seeming, not long snouts like a dog or coyote.
 
Fred Tyler
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Thanks for the ID kadence!

The latest batch include a deer, an elk and a black bear!


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black bear!
 
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was hop
ing to see a S'quatch.
 
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Better not set up an above ground pool!
 
Fred Tyler
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We have a new game cam. The date and time are wrong, even though i already fixed it once. At least it got some good shots. There have been a few storms and a branch moved into the frame.

The first photo is a deer.

The second photo is nearly obscured by the moving branch, but a mountain lion passes by!

The third photo is a turkey.
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Fred Tyler
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A few more deer from the last batch.
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Question for you, Fred; How big are your mountain lions?
 
Fred Tyler
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Gary, according to MT F&W: "Adult mountain lions vary in weight from 85-120 pounds for females to 120-180 pounds for males, and may reach seven to eight feet in length from their nose to the tip of their tail. Mountain lions typically are two to three feet high at the shoulder." So, pretty powerful little kitties. Luckily they are not fond of hanging around humans.

Here are a bunch more deer from the game cams.
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Plenty of food for the mountain lions. More deer:
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More deer!
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With the right date/time now, here are some turkey and deer.
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A couple of fawns and another deer.
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Another flock of turkeys and a couple of pictures of a deer.
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Haven't posted in a while, so there's a big backlog of wildlife photos. Here are some deer from back in September.
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A couple of deer and a coyote (blurry as usual).
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A couple of deer and a couple of turkeys.

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A few deer and a lot of sun.
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More deer!
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A couple of deer and an elk!
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If you don't mind me asking what type of camera/equipment do you use? Interested in doing something similar. Thanks
 
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Aaron,
If you look at the info band across the bottom of the various shots from the three different game cams, you can see the different brands of cams used.

Here's some more deer!
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Deer!
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At first i thought the camera just took some empty pictures of the night. When i compared the three images, i saw that there was a black blob in a different place it each. It was a bear!
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Yup, you guessed it. More deer!
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Some deer!
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A deer, some turkeys, and a deer.
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A couple of blurry pictures of an elk, and a deer.
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