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Old 11-28-2011, 03:15 PM
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Attached is a photo taken by a game camers in New York state. Can anyone identify this animal? Your comments will be appreciated.
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Old 11-28-2011, 03:19 PM
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Looks like a possom to me.
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Old 11-28-2011, 03:22 PM
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Thats my guess to .
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Old 11-28-2011, 03:25 PM
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Based solely on tail.. Possum. But the legs, eyes, ears, and snout make it look more like a small fox, probably with really bad mange or other diseases.
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Old 11-28-2011, 03:34 PM
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A baby chupacabra, lol

Or just a mangey fox.


I like the chupacabra better.

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Old 11-28-2011, 04:51 PM
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it is either a fox with a burnt tail.
or a possum with a big head.
take your pick. I say big headed possum.
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Old 11-28-2011, 05:44 PM
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A fox with mange. I shot a couple of them a few years back in elbridge NY.
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:17 PM
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Someone one beat me to chupacabra....dang.

Yeah, looks like a sick fox.

On a side note, the local news gets a pic like this down here in south Texas at least once a year and makes a huge news story about it being the chupacabra. Its hilarious.
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:22 PM
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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
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:43 PM
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Yep, mange.......fox
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