The composition of this scat varies widely. It may contain fur (particularly rabbit), berries, insects and plant matter. You might find it in fields and woods, particularly in riparian habitats.
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Scats and Tracks of the Pacific Coast, Including British Columbia: A Field Guide to the Signs of 70 Wildlife Species / James C. Halfpenny ; illustrated by Todd Telander. Helena, Mont. : Falcon, c1999. Naturalist Center Reference QL768 .H36 1999