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  • fwstrain
    There are quite a few dinosaur tracks in Texas near Austin. The ones I saw were south and west near San Antonio. I have heard there is a much better set(s) I
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      There are quite a few dinosaur tracks in Texas near Austin. The ones I
      saw were south and west near San Antonio. I have heard there is a much
      better set(s) I think at Dinosaur Valley State Park which is way north
      of here.

      Fielder

      --- In animaltracks@yahoogroups.com, "Kim Cabrera" <tracker@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Fielder,
      >
      > Cool photos. Do you have one of those dinosaur trackways near you? I
      think
      > there's one in Texas, but am not sure where. Someone once gave me a
      huge
      > plastic cast of one of the dino tracks and told me it came from Texas.
      > Kim
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "fwstrain" <fwstrain@...>
      > To: <animaltracks@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2008 3:17 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Animal Tracks] snapping turtle?
      >
      >
      > > Yes this was in the same area and since I had yesterday off work I
      > > thought I'd walk over to the park. Saw a coyote on the way;-) I think
      > > the actual name of the creek is Little Slaughter Creek but calling it
      > > mud creek is a little less menacing. It hasn't rain lately but I
      > > imagine there is another week of water left.
      > >
      > > I was going to take photos of my plaster casts today anyway so I went
      > > overboard. I added five of my favorite including the turtle. It is the
      > > same one I photographed so you can reference it. Turtles ARE neat.
      > > This one with those big claws and the tail drag reminded me of
      > > dinosaur tracks.
      > >
      > > Fielder
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In animaltracks@yahoogroups.com, "Kim Cabrera" <tracker@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> Awesome. Turtle tracks are so cool. I love watching them walk! And
      > >> salamanders too. I love the fluid way they move. Post some pics of
      > > the casts
      > >> too. I'd be interested in seeing them. Were these also found in Mud
      > > Creek?
      > >> That's one of those 'tracker's dream' places to go hunt for tracks!
      > >> Kim
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> ----- Original Message -----
      > >> From: "fwstrain" <fwstrain@>
      > >> To: <animaltracks@yahoogroups.com>
      > >> Sent: Friday, June 06, 2008 5:04 PM
      > >> Subject: [Animal Tracks] snapping turtle?
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> > Well I found some rather large turtle tracks today. I think
      they are
      > >> > snapping turtle tracks because of the size and large tail drag. The
      > >> > trail width is right at 12." The hind foot is 3'' long and 2 inches
      > >> > wide. There are photos in the "FWS pics" folder. The one of
      just the
      > >> > tracks. The front foot is 1 1/4'' to 1 1/2''' deep and the hind
      n inch
      > >> > deep.
      > >> >
      > >> > Right now I'm thinking "Why didn't I make a plaster cast?" So I my
      > >> > have to go back over there and do that before it gets dark;-)
      > >> >
      > >> > Enjoy,
      > >> >
      > >> > Fielder
      > >> >
      > >> >
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