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

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    I checked my game cam today and found an animal I'm not sure of.


    Here is a close up:


    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.


    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?
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2011
  2. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    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!
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2011
  3. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2010
    Mt. washington Ky
    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

    Jul 2, 2009
    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

    Oct 1, 2008
    North Carolina
    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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