What is this creature?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Trish1974, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Araucana enthusiast

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    I know these trail cam pics are very hard to make out, but I am open to guesses. To me it looks too small to be a rabbit, and I think its too early in the spring for baby anythings. I posted a pic of a raccoon below it for size comparison.
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  2. ellie62706

    ellie62706 Chirping

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    It kind of looks like an outdoor cat, or maybe a squirrel.
     
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  3. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Araucana enthusiast

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    I thought squirrel too... but at night??
     
  4. ashlandco

    ashlandco Songster

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    Yeah maybe outdoor cat
     
  5. GldnValleyHens

    GldnValleyHens Songster

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    Bob cat? Possum? Skunk? Those are all possibilities.
     
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  6. Clemmy

    Clemmy Chirping

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    I agree with all of the posts above. could be any of them, depending on where you live...
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  7. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Araucana enthusiast

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    I would think too small for bobcat or possum (we don't have bobcats here anyway).
     
  8. Clemmy

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    yeah, I would agree with that too. A squirell or a skunk are my best guesses.
     
  9. mike1970

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    looks like a feral house cat
     
  10. Nardo

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    Reluctant to join it because I'm just not sure, but in a couple it really looks like some sort of fowl. But it would have to be an owl to be out at night.
    In one though (2nd pic), if you look to the left of where you'd think the 'eye-glow' is - a face seems to form and it very much begins to look like a weasel.
     

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