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Unidentified footprint in the Sahara desert, near a saline surface lake. Siwa Oasis, Egypt, near the Libyan border.
Never identified it, but the footprints appeared very fresh at 6am, so possibly a nocturnal wanderer. Feet were positioned next to each other, and it looked like it had hopped, rather than taking alternating steps. Each hop was about 5-10 cm apart and it looked like a quadruped, with a body length of maybe 5 cm. Estimated, as I didn't take measurements.
Spotted on Dec 12, 2010
Submitted on Feb 26, 2011
Moved to Mammals
Did any of the people within the area have some ideas of what animals it could possibly be? Maybe some animals that are known to live in that area and climate? Just a thought..