anyone here get a predator they cant identify?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by animals1981, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Songster

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    a guy i know claims he saw a hyena like animal slash his horse said he saw nothing like it before

    first i told him hyenas dont use their claws and they dont exist here in north america but he says he got a good look at it and that it looks like nothing but a hyena

    has anyone else here had strange animals that you cant identify attack your livestock?
     

  2. CMV

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    Never. Although I have had some mangy animals that are difficult to ID due to the lack of identifying hair. A mangy animal looks very dissimilar from its healthy counterparts. He probably saw a mangy coyote or wolf.
     
  3. animals1981

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    but could either of those animals slash up a horse with their claws? i didnt think they had sharp claws?
     
  4. CMV

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    As you stated "...hyenas don't use their claws...", so I am inclined to think that if your friend is not completely pulling your leg, then the horse was slashed by teeth rather than claws.
     
  5. LadyinRed

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    Maybe a big cat that was mangy?
     
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