Is this a Coyote or Fox?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by WhiteLeghorn2, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. WhiteLeghorn2

    WhiteLeghorn2 Songster

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    Coyotes are in our area, and people near us have spotted them, and we are almost possitive that this is a sick coyote and not a fox, but can anyone tell me if they think otherwise? I just wanna get a second opinion. Thanks! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. johari

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    How big is it? Whatever it is it looks sick. See the open sore near the tail? Animal control should be notified because a sick animal like that can spread disease easily.
     
  3. redstarfather

    redstarfather In the Brooder

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    Yep. It's a coyote all right. foxes usually have orange fur.
     
  4. WhiteLeghorn2

    WhiteLeghorn2 Songster

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    Thanks! We were almost positive, but I just wanted to get a second opinion. Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2013
  5. quigley257

    quigley257 In the Brooder

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    That is definitely a mangy Red Fox. Black legs with a red coat. He is in rough shape.
     
  6. johari

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    After looking at google images, I'd say the same.
     
  7. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    X3.
     
  8. sheetmetaltom

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    definitely a fox allowed to hunt in your area?
     
  9. redstarfather

    redstarfather In the Brooder

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    Oh, yeah thats a fox. the second picture seems like a fox
     
  10. Fox with mange.
     

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