Thursday, December 26, 2013

Fur Bearer Mystery

What animal does this brownish, gray fur belong to?

It's from a camera in Virginia a few weeks ago.

Raccoon, deer, squirrel, coyote, domestic dog, and domestic cat are my top suspects.   What do you think?


  1. camera looks like it might be a decent distance off the ground which may eliminate squirrel. How high is it?

    1. A little over 2 feet above ground. The camera is on a creekbank above 5 feet higher than that water.

  2. I strongly suspect it's a biker/mountain biker, wearing cammo, leaning forward over handlebars, moving rapidly, left to right, so the camera just caught the back of his/her shoulders & back. They would have been riding on the lower level, 4 - 5 feet below the lens. - Kay (@Observer2isback)