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February Thaw

Posted by Emlyn Crocker,
North Country explorer from Plainfield, Vermont
February 27, 2017

The field by this part of the Little River flooded this weekend, and I was captivated by the shapes the ice formed as it froze in thin layers around the grasses. Nearby, we came upon this impressive scat sample. Best guess is a coyote- one who's been snacking on snowshoe hare by the looks of it.