Fox or coyote?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Kathi D, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. ccm352

    ccm352 In the Brooder

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    fox. tail is too bushy
     
  2. Fox--coyote would carry it's tail higher as well.
     
  3. seabreeze

    seabreeze Songster

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    Coyote. Had plenty of them where we live right now, so get to see them at all times of night and day.

    I say coyote because it appears as a coyote but also the way it travels, out in the open, along what looks like a direct line (path?) from point A to point B. Foxes travel differently. They do not travel out in the open like that unless there is at least some brush cover and in this case, there is not. A fox would then be more like mouse behavior and darting from hiding place to hiding place or along a fenceline where one side is protected.

    I say coyote from its movement and path choice.
     
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    We have 5 fox who walk down the center of a sand road splits our property
     
  5. Autumnchicken

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    Fox. Saw one on my front walk a week ago!
     
  6. Quote:Must be OR foxes exhibit different behavior than the eastern variety--I have game cam pics of both foxes and coyotes using the same camera and they both travel in the same way--straight line from point A to B depending on what interests them at the time.
     
  7. scovy123

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    looks like a fox to me, tail looks too long and bushy for a yote
     
  8. Noymira

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    Looks like a fox to me, the tail is too bushy for a coyote.
     
  9. Greetings, Wondering how you took that picture?

    Richard
     
  10. aprophet

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    might depend on what kina fox you are used to looking at a kit fox looks different to me then a grey fox and a red fox looks different again if you are around fox pens they look much different the the three I have mentioned
     

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