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Old 06-23-2010, 06:39 PM
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Went out to the shed this morning and seen this on the ground,I had been out there earlier (about 2hrs) and it was not there.
I am not so concerned as to what kind of animal it is, I am more concerned as to what animal did it. I have seen a lot of kills by other animals and raptors, but this was the cleanest I have ever seen, not a blade of grass out of place, no fur other that a small piece about the size of a golf ball, The entrails are clean and what looks to me like a fetus is next to the gut pile, I am not that familay with squirrels, would they be pregnant now? I am very curious, what to you think???? Thanks Doc





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Old 06-24-2010, 05:06 AM
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Looks like a rabbit IMO

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Old 06-24-2010, 09:36 AM
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Thrown-up from local coyote, coon, fox, etc.......................???


Cleaned up by morning dew and animal that left it behind ??


Could be squirrel ??
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Old 06-24-2010, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by JW! View Post
Looks like a rabbit IMO

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Thrown-up from local coyote, coon, fox, etc.......................???


Cleaned up by morning dew and animal that left it behind ??


Could be squirrel ??
I kind of think it is a rabbit also, (although a squirrel is not out of the question) what really puzzles me is how clean everthing is!!! this area is surrounded by chain-link fence and all the gates were closed, so I don't think it was a fox or coyote, and I haven't seen a coon in quite a while. I had just been there an hour or so before the discovery.
Thanks for the input, I am going to consult an expert and will keep you all posted Doc
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:01 PM
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My guess, based on hair color and several observations.

Aborted cotton tail and the mother licked clean everything as she would had it survived. No expert but it is what it is...........
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:57 PM
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i don't even see a picture..
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Old 06-24-2010, 03:29 PM
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Hunting buddy messing with you?
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Old 06-24-2010, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by podunk kennels View Post
Hunting buddy messing with you?
No, this is the real deal, I have friend who is somewhat of an expert on just about anything involving "Critters" I am going to get him to take a look at the pictures and see what he thinks. I have seen a lot of different animal kills and never one this clean, Thanks, Doc
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Old 07-07-2010, 06:56 AM
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Definately looks like rabbit fur..
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Old 07-30-2010, 09:09 AM
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Not sure if there are any trees near the fence,but grey fox are known to climb.Also, if there are rabbits in there, a fox could get in just as easily.Opossum in there?Skunk in there?Weasel in there?Who knows but, I'd bet that bunny tasted great!
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