Is this a fox?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kateseidel, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. kateseidel

    kateseidel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do foxes come in all black? Or is this just a big bushy black cat?

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  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Here kitty kitty kitty..

    I got fox photos on trail cam as well as a black fuzzy cat like that, would you like to see?
     
  3. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would.
     
  5. redfeather

    redfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hair texture and smoothness of color tells me cat.

    A fox's hair would look a bit more.. bristly, I guess, and have more variation throughout.
     
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    This is our resident coon, she's getting old and has lost the site in her left eye.
    Only coon i ever see in the daytime out in the woods. i feed her old eggs.
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    This cat got caught in the trap after my dog found my duck it killed and used it for bait.
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    still looking for the black cat photos i have 1000's of photos.
     
  7. SueMuffin

    SueMuffin Out Of The Brooder

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    What Kind of camera do you use to take these pictures? Is it from video or still? I would like to get one or some, depending on the cost. Thanks.
     
  8. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a gray fox which is about as black as a fox will get.

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    BTW, they are generally so small that they won't pose much of a problem with all but small chickens.
     
  9. redfeather

    redfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes, also notice in the first picture Zazouse posted...

    The fox has a scent gland on the top back of the tail, see the dark spot?
     
  10. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like a cat to me. [​IMG]
     

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