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What Did This to Tree?

Old 01-14-2007, 07:19 PM
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The holes on the tree aresmall, like the hole a medium-sized nail would make in the wall. I understand, from rereading my description, why it does sound like gun shot, but it does not look like bullet holes. I put my trail camera out on it today and will get it in a couple of days. If I get something, I will definitely post it. Thanks for your help.
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Old 01-14-2007, 07:36 PM
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I have seen wood peckers tear trees up pretty bad, but that is a little more serious than I have seen.
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Old 01-14-2007, 08:38 PM
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No tracks around the area? How about claw marks farther up the tree? I am guessing perhaps a young bear or possibly a coyote chewing on it.
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Old 01-14-2007, 09:13 PM
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Looks like the work of a pileated woodpecker to me...Those things can really make the chips fly when they get going..
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Old 01-14-2007, 09:16 PM
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Looks like procupine damage to me , those peskey rodents like to chew on trees just as much as beavers do.
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Old 01-15-2007, 02:52 PM
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That looks like someone was shooting guns at the tree.. 3-4 shots can really damage a tree.. if their were holes its pry bullets..
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Old 01-17-2007, 04:56 PM
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looks like a rub from "The tirdy point buck"
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Old 01-17-2007, 06:12 PM
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A Sailoronleave duringthe RUT...
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Old 01-18-2007, 07:41 PM
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Looks like pecker to me. The hole are from bugs. That is why it is torn all up.
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Old 01-19-2007, 09:27 AM
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Its not a beaver. I would guess a woodpecker but I have also seen damage like that caused from a porcupine. Did you find any shell casings or bullets in the tree's?
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