Anyone know what this is?

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  1. gmartin

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    My dog brought this up out of the woods behind my house today. Never seen anything like it before. About the size of a possum with some nasty teeth. I'm in Yadkin county of NC. Thanks in advance, gm

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  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Vampire pitbull if I had to guess good thing it was dead or you might have not been alive to share.
     
  3. TikkaShooters

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    Could it be a badly decayed hog ?
     
  4. NomadPilot

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    Not with top teeth like that.
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  5. gmartin

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    Another pic of the body. Hog's don't have feet and tails like this.
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  6. gmartin

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    Front shot of the head.

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  7. meatyrem

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    Not a clue. But hopefully you find out. Do let us know when you find out. Maybe DNR could help with that.
     
  8. royinidaho

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    That thing is interesting enough to do a DNA thing on. Take it to a university. Not DNR. Plus preserve it for later use.

    Possum size? By the look of that canine it must have been mature? Also seems a long way between eye and ear? Bulky head seems strange also?

    Could be a wampus cat or maybe one of those Chupacobber things. :D
     
  9. sniper1911

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    Its a chuppacabrah! Ive seen some jacked up lookin critters in my day ,but that takes the cake ! i would contact your neart game warden or the NC fish & wildlife dept. ASAP ! If that little rascal has babies ,Lord only knows what could happen . been any small animals come up missing around your area ? Certainly curious to know what it is .i'll print a pic of it & ask my friend, he's a game warden here in Tx ,and we've seen some odd creatures around here . GOOD LUCK & DONT LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT THE 45 !!!! God bless !!!!!
     
  10. sniper1911

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    PS I know it sounds gross, but if you have a vaccume sealer , I would put it a vac bag & freeze it because fish and game is going to want to see it . double bag it ,lol!!!! Good luck my friend !
     
  11. gmartin

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    I'm 56 and have seen possems all my life but this is a first for one with fangs. Still going to take it somewhere.
    Check this out:
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  12. TikkaShooters

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    You're right.it couldn't be a hog. Agreed that the dnr would be the best place to start.
     
  13. sniper1911

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    I guess it could be a possum, but in all my years & as many as Ive killed for eating all the corn outta my feeders , I have yet to see one with canines the size of his , and Ive killed some that were huge . I would still check with the dept of fish & game , or even a vetranarian could be VERY helpfull . KEEP US POSTED , you have peaked my curiosities now , LOL ! God bless ! Doug
     
  14. Coyboy

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    Racoon, lost it's hair in decomp?
    teeth look longer because the gum is gone.