WARNING: DISTURBING PICTURE OF DEAD ANIMAL I went off on a trail that was supposed to be just for the water department. There is a fence to the east side of the road where a sign says it is a conservation area and no trespass. I saw a big bird, a Black Vulture, and went to take a picture of it and it fled, then I saw what it was going to eat. Not sure what happened to this guy, did he get himself trapped in the fence?
another dead,poor thing :(
Dead on side of road
1. Track 7L x 5w without visible claw tips
2. Raccoon dimensions range from tracking cards and Elbroch:
Front: (4.4-10)L x (3.3-8.3)W consistent with track
3. Appears to be eroded track of Raccoon, leaving only deepest impressions
1. Hind track dim 10L x6W within envelope for Raccoon.
2. Clear tracks of Raccoon in 2x2 walk.
27 Mar 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found beside my sister's driveway.
Procyon is a genus of nocturnal mammals, comprising three species commonly known as raccoons, in the family Procyonidae. The most familiar species, the common raccoon (P. lotor), is often known simply as "the" raccoon, as the two other raccoon species in the genus are native only to the tropics and less well known. Genetic studies have shown that the closest relatives of raccoons are the ring-tailed cats and cacomistles of genus Bassariscus, from which they diverged...