I was checking some trail cameras with my brother today and we decided to scout a new area. We were following a trail through the woods and came upon four piles of leaves. There was bare ground around each pile where the leaves had been removed to make the pile. After looking at the piles of leaves we noticed a fresh deer kill a few yards away that was partially covered. It was a female fawn. The pictures below show the fawn just how we found it and one of the piles of leaves. I moved the leaves to see if anything was underneath and beneath one pile was scat the other three appeared to have nothing.
I had a trail cam in the truck so I set it up over looking the carcass. I am going to check it ina couple of days and see what returns. I am guessing bobcat, maybe someone can confirm this.
Will be interesting to see what you get for pics. I watched a bear do this a few years back, but he was feeding on a deer someone had shot and left or wounded and lost, not one he had killed. I watched him feed for 10 minutes, then he drug the kill about 10 feet and covered it with brush. But if it wasn't bear scat you found, bobcat is a good guess.
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