What is this??? lol

Discussion in 'Coyote Hunting - From 10 Yards to over 1,000 Yards' started by tf617, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. tf617

    tf617 New Member

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    I wanted to get some opinions on what this could be in the pic.
     
  2. JackinSD

    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to guess about a year into the future based on the date.:)
     

  3. tf617

    tf617 New Member

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    hahah yeah the year is wrong, but the month and day are correct. I noticed it was wrong when I posted it, nothing I can do now lol.
     
  4. jde512

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    It's a salt block
     
  5. jde512

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    With a closer look it is not a salt block
     
  6. JackinSD

    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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    My second guess is a bobcat.
     
  7. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    That looks like a target of opportunitygun)
     
  8. TXshooter

    TXshooter Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a bobcat walking past a salt or mineral block
     
  9. B4Dan

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    Bobcats don't have long tails
     
  10. J E Custom

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    Depending on where you took this picture, it looks like an ocelot.

    We have a few in Texas (They come from south America and Mexico).

    They are about the size of a bobcat and resemble a jaguar.

    They are beautiful cats but alas, they are protected (On the endangered list)

    It is a rare to get a picture of one, and I would hang on to it.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  11. B4Dan

    B4Dan Well-Known Member

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    Az game and fish had some pics of one, I think south of Tucson last year
     
  12. tf617

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    I live in Pa. I have more pictures of coyotes and fox this year then deer. That's not a very good sign.
     
  13. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    If you live in Pa it is probably one that was brought in illegally and it ether got lose
    or became a problem and was released into the wild. They don't tame well and are large enough
    to inflict damage on anyone ,especally small children.

    It probably wont make it through the winter because it is a warm weather cat.

    The ones we see are normally no farther north than central Texas, Arizona and New Mexico.

    There should be some in southern California also.

    You should show the picture to your game warden and see if they want to try and trap him for
    re location to save his life.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  14. Varminator 911

    Varminator 911 Well-Known Member

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    Looks like your common house cat to me. It's not that big compared to the salt block and has a common color pattern of a house cat.