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What type of track (footprint) is this?

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  1. CJM3309

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    I know we have a lot of members with lots of outdoor experience and hours in the woods. I ask you, what type of track is this? Is it just a standard, whitetail buck? Im new to their prints, but doing a little research I think it is. We found it on a hike yesterday. Im in Northern IL, so no crazy wild life up here, mostly the basics. It was on the edge of a forest and cornfield. If it is a buck, is this a good size one? My son especially has been interested in the answer. Thanks for checking in.

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    Looks like a well made deer track to me.
     
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    Giant pigs
     
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    Thats a pig footprint. I think for Northern Illinois that may qualify as “crazy wildlife.”
     
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    Im positive that's a Chupacabra.
     
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    Haha. Good replies so far. I had a thought of pigs, but don't think we have them running around free up here. I cant definitively say no to a pig though. Maybe one wandered off a farm, who knows.
     
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    Wild hogs are just about everywhere now. The reproduce at an alarming rate and are migrating north quickly.

    They typically move in fairly good sized packs. If you don’t see lots of the same prints in the area it’s probably not a wild hog.
     
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    I’m far from an expert but it does look like a pig track to me
     
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    I'm guessing rabbit?

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    I’m thinking Fu Manchu. 4EA0C1EB-343D-45C0-A61A-CC21104D82FC.jpeg
     
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    I’m going with Elk
     
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    It looks like whitetail to me. Northern Illinois has tens of thousands of not more of them. No elk there unless they escaped from a farm. Pigs I would expect many and jumbled.
     
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    You guys don't know what you're talking about. Clearly it's a velociraptor.

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    White Tail! big Doe or Buck.Tasty!
     
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    Whitetail - but it a bad example because it is in mud and the toes are splayed. There is a normal looking print in front of it.
     
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    I'm telling your wife you called her an elk...
     
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