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Originally posted by r3dman
I would say large domestic cat... The only thing to judge using scale is the railway lines and as alot of posters have said, its not that large..
Originally posted by BigfootNZ
edit:- hmm looking at it again, thats not a cats walk, also what large cat would walk along a train track in plain sight, i could understand if it walked along near the bushs but not the track.
The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number.
Because that's the way they built them in England, and English expatriates built the US Railroads.
Originally posted by Gemwolf
Sadly the video is quite fuzzy and the vantage point may give a deceptive size.
Originally posted by Regensturm
There needs to be a good look by experts now to see if there are signs of stool, claw marks on bark, and fur left on the foilage it rubbed against.
If this is a big cat, then the railway track is part of it's territory.
It may be worth there being a stake-out of the area if so.....if it is a big cat, it's bound to patrol the area again if it is it's territory.
If the tail is erect, but tip is tilted over, either forward or back:
The cat is very interested and feeling friendly.
If the tail is fully erect and tip is vertical:
The cat is offering a friendly, cheerful greeting.
If the tail is straight up and fully bristled:
The cat is showing aggression.
Originally posted by ravenshadow13
I wouldn't go right into the area yet... sometimes if human scent ends up in an animal's territory, they are reluctant to return there.