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Old 11-29-2011, 02:03 PM
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Thanks for all your comments. My friend and I have arrived to the conclusion that it is a mangy fox. Take care and happy hunting.
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:15 PM
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I say it is a Possum/Coyote cross.
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Old 12-06-2011, 05:42 AM
Nontypical Buck
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looks like an opossum to me
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:56 PM
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I agree . Fox with mange.
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Old 12-13-2011, 07:47 PM
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Fox with pretty bad mange. Seen one crossing the road near the West Monroe/ Constantia line in NY during daylight hours. I got a real good look at it, and one thing is for sure,they are ugly critters when they get the mange.
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Old 12-14-2011, 03:05 AM
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Fox would be my guess. Too tall for a possum
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Old 12-15-2011, 05:21 PM
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As stated....from just looking at the head with the pointed ears its a Fox that lost is fur off of its tail or it had the mange?
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Old 12-15-2011, 07:04 PM
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Yep, a possum has a lot more of a snout and shorter legs. It's definitely a mangy fox.
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Old 12-15-2011, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by larry_073 View Post
I would go with a fox also. If anyone gets a picture of man-bear-pig on their trail cam be sure to post it lol
Cereal guys!!!! It was man-bear-pig!

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Old 12-15-2011, 08:08 PM
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I am surprised that no one looked at the ears first. A possum has mouse like ears that are hairless. This animal has furred black tipped triangular ears. When in doubt look at the ears.
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