Is this a coon track in the snow?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Mattemma, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Just came across this track in the morning as I opened our gate. In the snow it looked like cat tracks,but in the driveway it looks like fingers. I am thinking we have coons coming around again. Am I right? I wish I wasn't.



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  2. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think that is a coon track.
     
  3. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it to me.
     
  4. celticbird

    celticbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coon
     
  5. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
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    Thats a opossum.
     
  6. SpeedysBigRed

    SpeedysBigRed Out Of The Brooder

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    Possum, coon, nakes no difference - it's a predator checking out what you have and how secure it is.
     
  7. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks.Been looking at tracks online. The finger print kind of overlaps the hind leg prints. Thankfully these were by the house/gate,and nothing by the chicken shed. I am setting up a live trap. I am tried of the hawks,but prefer those over the possum/coon/skunks!
     
  8. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely possum.
     
  9. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definately Opussum with that big thumb print on the larger back foot print.
     

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