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What kind of critter is this????

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bonzak, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. bonzak

    bonzak In the Brooder

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    We found this in our yard already dead. It has claws like a mole and is about as big a football.

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  2. emys

    emys Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    It's sort of hard to see. Does it have beaver like teeth? Maybe a Nutria or Muscrat?
     
  3. Liana

    Liana Songster

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    Young woodchuck?
     
  4. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I vote Muskrat but it is hard to tell.
     
  5. bonzak

    bonzak In the Brooder

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    Thanks everyone!! It dosn't appear to have a tail or maybe just a little bushy fur. It might have gotten bitten off. It does have buck teeth and feet for digging but its face is cute unlike a mole. The nutria picture looks about right without the tail. My husband just got home and thinks it might be a gopher with its tail bitten off. We've had plenty of moles but I've never seen a gopher.

    Thanks again
     

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