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Dead Fox at Jessup Ghost Town

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A dead fox we came across when out exploring Jessup. No obvious signs of why this fox died were present.


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No obvious signs of injury, but maybe it was the other side that was injured. I was thinking it was illegally poached, but I couldn't find any bullet holes. Of course a small .22 shot would be hard to find, but I didn't see any blood...

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Reminds me of a time quite a few years ago, when a buddy and I were travelling through Tule Canyon, NV (SW of Gold Point), each in our individule trucks.  We stopped at the old Rachford stage station building so he could see it.  He opened the door for his dog, a large breed, and without warning and in a split second, he bolted off like lightning and within a few yards of the door attacked something in the sage.  A thick dust cloud inveloped the dog and whatever he was attacking, but it became clear that he had another animal by the neck and was shaking it for all it was worth.  By the time the guy was able to stop his dog, we found that he found a red fox and attacked it.  The fox obviously had a broken neck - he/she could not move its body, but would occasionally move its head slightly, obviously struggling.  Had to put it out of its misery.  It was springtime.  I hope it wasn't a female with a litter of pups waiting for her nearby.

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