Wildlife experts: What kind of animal is this? ~New Pics page 11~

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by racuda, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I checked my game cam today and found an animal I'm not sure of.

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    Here is a close up:

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    For size comparison, here is my dog Max, a Westie in the same spot. Max weighs 20 lbs and stands 12 inches high at the shoulder.

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    It looks like Max is roughly the same size, or maybe a little larger than the mystery animal.

    Is it a fox with it's head turned so you can't see the long snout, or could it be a small bobcat with a longish tail?
     
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  2. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here kitty, kitty, kitty.


    My housecat is bigger than Max is and I imagine that's what he'd look like on a cam, only he's black and white.

    ETA: Nice, clear pics, btw!
     
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  3. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    house cat
     
  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    By the roundness of the jaws, I'd say Tomcat.
     
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Looks like a large cat to me. MY cats are very small-framed, but some are rather large, especially toms. That looks like a large domestic type cat, maybe a feral one.
     
  6. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Yup, I'd go with a Tomcat. I've got a 20 pounder that looks scary in the dark!
     
  7. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its a kitty kat! it could be either a tomcat or housecat but i would go with tomcat...
     
  8. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really? A house cat? I was hoping for something more exotic. Maybe next time I'll get Bigfoot. [​IMG]
     
  9. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Did I say tomcat? I mean the very rare, never seen, Sabre Toothed Killer Kitty! [​IMG]
     
  10. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yeah I'd say cat too, but kind of odd looking. Short tail, thick neck. Maybe it's fluffed up in fear or part bear.

    Imp- Catear or Bearat [​IMG]
     

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