As an experiment, I placed a game camera at one of my trap sites. This particular set-up is a dirt hole set meant to target the rich and healthy local population of coyotes. I was curious to see if other critters were visiting the location and/or how many near misses were encountered over the course of the trapping season running from Oct. 17 to Dec. 31. Note this “mystery animal” barely escaping the jaws of a leg hold trap a few inches to the left of were he approached the baited hole. Bring on the guesses . . . bobcat, fisher, coyote, fox?
|Dirt Hole Set During the Day Light|
I'd say fox....but tougher to tell this timeReplyDelete
I guessing a red or gray fox.ReplyDelete
I'm going to say that the animal in question is most definitely a gray fox.ReplyDelete
Gray fox bro.ReplyDelete
But I'll go with fisher.
Thanks all for the guesses! I was thinking fox myself but was up in the air on red or gray. The infrared camera tends to wash out colors and make everything simple shades of gray.ReplyDelete
Maine GS . . . you see may grays in your woodly Southern Maine travels?
i WOULD PUT MONEY DOWN ON IT BEING A FISHERReplyDelete
No doubt about it, it is a gray fox..ReplyDelete