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What animal made this?

sami12

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Hi guys
Up the back paddocks today and noticed a mound and some tracks. Being sand it's not easy to identify what made this home. I am assuming a fox or maybe a rabbit.
No visible scat nearby apart from kangaroo. I have noticed some dog type scat recently around the property and talk of a few neighbors ducks being killed by a fox.
Any input is appreciated.

The beer is for scale ��
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I don't know;
but the size and the scratches at about 11 o'clock from your stubby (in pic 2) look more like a wombat than a rabbit
 

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Thanks Aussie. I'm in Perth if that helps anyone.
I'll try set up a camera to capture it
 

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That is the den of the WA lesser spotted beer drinking Yowie.

Honest.

Attach a small magnet to a pole and when the footie is on, slide the pole carefully into the den. You may find th classic bottle cap shaped scat attached to the magnet after removing.
 

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That is the den of the WA lesser spotted beer drinking Yowie.

Honest.

Attach a small magnet to a pole and when the footie is on, slide the pole carefully into the den. You may find th classic bottle cap shaped scat attached to the magnet after removing.

:_risata:

Scats .... bottle caps.jpg
 

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Thanks Aussie, you have access to some good textbooks:_risata:
 

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so an update, i was up the back following a bee swarm and startled a rather large fox (10m away). i accidentally got it on video and it got the hell out of dodge really quickly.
so now i am assuming the hole is a fox den, and will chat with the local ranger. i dont have a rifle so dont want to trap it without a quick way of dispatching it.
ill update you if i get any progress :)
 
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