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#6231516 - 03/21/16 01:44 PM Help Animal ID
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Registered: 03/07/14
Posts: 114
Loc: Montague County / San Antonio
I was out at my ranch this weekend (southern Montague County) and came across this animal while driving around at sunset. We don't have many neighbors and they certainly do not have dogs. It froze just long enough for me to snap a blurry photo and then darted away from me into the bushes. Need some help identifying. I have some observations but I want to see what the experts think.

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#6231519 - 03/21/16 01:47 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Are you thinking coy dog?
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#6231539 - 03/21/16 02:07 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 1916
Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
Coydog? I have never actually seen one so it's just a guess on my part.

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#6231587 - 03/21/16 02:45 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Registered: 09/04/09
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Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Could be a coydog, this is out there a bit, I am certainly no expert but I have seen wolves that look a lot like that.

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#6231595 - 03/21/16 02:48 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Registered: 10/20/14
Posts: 179
Loc: West tx
Someones malamute or husky most likely or a wolf hybrid


Edited by Threelranch (03/21/16 02:49 PM)

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#6231612 - 03/21/16 03:02 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Denton/Argyle
Man that looks like a wolf or wolf hybrid.
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#6231617 - 03/21/16 03:04 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Registered: 02/14/16
Posts: 117
Loc: Flower Mound Tx
Looks like someone lost a sled dog pup to me.

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#6231672 - 03/21/16 04:11 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Threelranch]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
Originally Posted By: Threelranch
Someones malamute or husky most likely
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#6231769 - 03/21/16 05:40 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Looks like a large, long legged coyote to me. Also the right posture and angle to make it look bigger I believe. Has a very rich coat, fur buyers would probably love it.
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#6231892 - 03/21/16 07:22 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Most likely a yote. Does have some pretty dark markings so could have a bit of dog/yote mix.
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#6232278 - 03/22/16 06:27 AM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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#6232299 - 03/22/16 06:56 AM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Yote face all of the way up Now the rest of the body confused2
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#6232347 - 03/22/16 07:46 AM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Silver sable German Shepherd.

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#6232749 - 03/22/16 01:28 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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The black tip of the tail says coyote to me.
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#6232816 - 03/22/16 02:19 PM Re: Help Animal ID [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Yote, they come all sizes and with various coat colors and markings.
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