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What is this animal
A buddy got this pic on the farm he hunts and isn't quite sure what it is. This is the only pic he got.
Piglet? Whats the location?
Piglet was my first guess. They usually slope down at the rear of the back but could just be the position at that moment. Up on a stump makes a guy think something with paws but he looks too compact for any of the weasel family. Long legged woodchuck?
If you zoom in it's feet look like they are made for digging and it appears it has a pretty long tail. There are some pigs in the area but it's feet and tail don't look piggish.
Absolutely a whistle pig.
Yep, I do believe it is a groundhog. Been awhile since I paid attention to one I guess.
no hog it has a bushy tail
Holy sh##...that is not a ground hog!! I have arrowed over 50 ground hogs.I assure you u can rule out ground hog,,,100%...
Sorry just sounded funnier than any animal.
Never seen a groundhog with long legs,
Somebody's pet cat or a really fat feral cat
Edit, after looking at other responses I could see a small pig too.
Eastern short tailed, long legged woodchuck
Dog standing in a weird position
most definitely a cougar...
Puxatawny Phil...Visiting family in Kentucky
Puaxatawny Phil ...... Woodchuck ....
No way that's a groundhog.
No way is that a groundhog .
Woods Walker's Link
I was going to say nutria also but I don't know if they're that far north.
They are. I go with nutria.
See... It's chucking wood
Never saw a ground hog with that long of legs.
Nutria are diggers. I think that's what it is.
Young groundhog. When they want to, they can stretch out their legs. The young feller in the OP was probably drying off his nether regions.
Eyes/ears look larger than a Nutria and Nutria back feet have some webbing....Larger ears/eyes,flatter spine .....going with groundhog
The ear looks like nutria
someone's pet wombat got loose.
Yeah... fuzzy-tailed nutria
That's a Tasmanian devil, boy you fellas don't know you looney toons.
Nutria, If he sees it they can be very aggressive. Ran in to one the in Marsh before they will attack you.
Will Tell, I agree, LOL!
But then it may be that rare cross between a ground hog and a Tasmanian devil.
ok I will be the honest one. I have no clue what the heck that is, kill it lets find out. oz
You got it Ozz....CHOOT 'EM! CHOOT 'EM!
My thoughts exactly Ozz! Somebody has to go kill it so we can know for sure:)
Wow, if I'm right that is a hell of a find being in Kentucky. That would be the historic territory of this guy. See link
You can see the long tail in between the back legs if you turn your phone sideways and zoom in. If that is a Fisher the fish and game in KY would love to know about it. Cool animals up here in the north.
Not a chance its a fisher, its a dagum whistle pig.
Not a Fisher... just a long legged Phil (Groundhog), it's stretching to get a look at something..
Tend to agree with Rob Nye. It does resemble a Gouger - viscous little creatures! It might be the first caught on camera below the Canadian boarder. I'd only heard about them during our hunts in Saskatchewan and New Brunswick.
Ground hogs don't have tails touching the ground
"Ground hogs don't have tails touching the ground" Really??????? I guess all those groundhogs that I shot this summer must have been mutants.
Groundhog. No question about it.
" just a long legged Phil (Groundhog), it's stretching to get a look at something.."
JTV X 2....