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Glencairn

  • Joined Jun 2017
  • Dumfriesshire
Tree damage
« on: March 31, 2018, 06:05:42 pm »
There's a broad knowledge on here, does anyone care to hazard a guess as to what animal caused this tree damage on this larch?

(I do already know, just interested if anyone can identify the mammal.)


Steph Hen

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Angus Scotland.
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2018, 06:39:43 pm »
Deer?

Glencairn

  • Joined Jun 2017
  • Dumfriesshire
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2018, 06:51:21 pm »
The damage is similar in appearance to red deer bark stripping, but in this case it's a different animal.

Ghdp

  • Joined Aug 2014
  • Conwy
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2018, 08:34:28 pm »
Ferral teenager on holiday with a penknife?

sheeponthebrain

  • Joined Feb 2016
  • Turriff
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2018, 10:26:36 pm »
I'd say it's something with incissors on only it's bottom jaw.  looks quite similar to how sheep strip pine trees in the snow

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • ScotHebs
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2018, 10:55:15 pm »
Dumfries.  My guess is a feral goat.
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harmony

  • Joined Feb 2012
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2018, 09:26:06 am »
grey squirrel

zwartbles

  • Joined Sep 2011
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2018, 09:38:11 am »
Bear?! ;D

Glencairn

  • Joined Jun 2017
  • Dumfriesshire
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2018, 10:37:55 am »
I'll let this run for 24hrs and put the answer up this evening.

Buttermilk

  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2018, 11:39:06 am »
Equine.

Rupert the bear

  • Joined Jun 2015
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2018, 02:59:40 pm »

Glencairn

  • Joined Jun 2017
  • Dumfriesshire
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2018, 06:06:32 pm »
I'd say it's something with incissors on only it's bottom jaw.  looks quite similar to how sheep strip pine trees in the snow

Sheeponthebrain is closest. No top incisors, similar to sheep and deer - It's Llama damage.  :llama:

zwartbles

  • Joined Sep 2011
Re: Tree damage
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2018, 07:15:17 pm »
Sorry Rupert!! ;D

 

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