Black Bear?

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  1. Stangler

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    They don't poop in the woods,... they poop in the middle of the road...
     
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    Bad Bears!
    Are you going to chop that poop up for your fire? lol
     
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    They don't look like that when they are feasting on black berries, can you say "soupy purple cow pies" three times real fast?
     
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    I've never seen bear poop look like that. Looks more like an elk pile.
     
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    I guess it was more of a question. What do you think it's from?
     
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    Does a bear sh*t in the woods came to mind.
     
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    Well, I don't see any bells, did it smell funny, peppery?
     
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    Didn't stick around to smell it.
     
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    Looks like elk to me.
    Bear is more "patty" like , if you get what I'm saying.
    Not that I'm an authority on anything other than my own bulls*@t . LOL
    Andy
     
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    Looks like dehydrated bear. Too big and together for elk?
    Black like there is plenty of blood in it?
    Maybe a monster elk?
     
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    I hunt in the Rogue/Umpqua area, have for years. We've always had a joke that bears don't poop in the woods, they poop on the roads. Sometimes you'll see piles scattered up and down old logging roads. Maybe they don't like the grass tickling their poop hole :)
     
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    Bears poop everywhere. They just poop a lot so you'll see it on the road as well.
    You size a bear by his poop. If it's as big as a pop can, your on a bigger bear.
     
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    I saw some green tubes that the pile was as big as my boot toe. Thought it might be llama as there were some up in Sequim. Maybe taking them with for a horse ride. Dad always said bear poo looked like cow pies.(he worked where there was lots of berries lol )
    Then I'm out past P.A. and see some blacked,older poo as big as the last one. Asked a game warden WTF? cause this would be a huge cat.
    Oh yeah,bear poo.
    Then I started to remember that other pile.
    It was minutes old:eek:
     
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    I think it just depends on what the bears are eating. Most piles of bear scat I've seen when hunting look like HUGE piles of dog poo, with seeds from berries and sometimes hair in them. But if a bear has been feasting mostly on berries then I could see where it would be more cow pie like.
    That picture sure looks like elk scat to me. But also looks like maybe moose? But we don't know where the OP took the picture. If in Tualatin I'm sure it's not moose.
     
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    Yeah... could be water buffalo. :D
     
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    I was analyzing 3 different coyote piles,each one changing more from looking like scat to pile of plum seeds,and my friend just couldn't understand my interest
    IT'S POO why look at it?
    Hey it's just what some hunters do:D
    Just wondering what some folks would think looking at this thread:confused:
     
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    They'd think we're fulla poo.... I'm sure. o_O
     
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    These pics are from our Homestead land south of Corvallis Oregon in the coast range.
     
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    Maybe Bigfoot ate a bear.
     
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    elk or maybe a big mule deer. definitely not bear.
     

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