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Unread 01-24-2008, 12:50 PM
 
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Default Type of Animals found in the State of New Jersey

I'm curious to know what type of animals roam freely in around New Jersey. I don't mean animals like raccoon. Deer seem to be the most common animal.
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Unread 01-24-2008, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Burlington County NJ
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There are several different animals. Deer, as you said the most common. There are also coyote, fox, bear, and some have said lions and cougars up near the mountains.

I live in Burlington County - deer and fox are ones that I have personally seen.
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Unread 01-24-2008, 02:02 PM
 
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Default Sussex Cty

I have family in Glenwood NJ Route 565 and there are plenty of black bears roaming around up there, one day there was a Mama bear and her cubs in the driveway, needless to say everyone stayed in the house for awhile, but they did get out and take pictures. One time a black bear came up on the deck of the house, garbage was left outside and he banged on the back door.

They have seen lots of deer and foxes..........a beautiful place to live, who needs to go to Space Farms, you have all the animals you'd ever need to see in your own backyard.
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Unread 01-24-2008, 04:28 PM
 
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There seems to be a large population of do-do birds in Trenton- just watch the news and you'll see them pretty often...........
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Unread 01-24-2008, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Northern NJ/Amagansett, NY
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There seems to be a large population of do-do birds in Trenton- just watch the news and you'll see them pretty often...........
Yeah. The kind that SHOULD have become extinct.
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Unread 01-24-2008, 07:01 PM
 
Location: In My Own Little World. . .
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There seems to be a large population of do-do birds in Trenton- just watch the news and you'll see them pretty often...........
i tried to rep you on that one, bob, but they wouldn't let me. very funny -- i enjoy your humor (and many a true word is said in jest)
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Unread 01-24-2008, 09:15 PM
 
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i saw a turkey vulture the other day in clark.

I know theres a joke with do do / turkey / vulture but I'll let it slide
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Unread 01-25-2008, 04:50 AM
 
Location: OH->FL->NJ
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Bears (saw) raccoon (saw) deer (almost ran over) coyote (wish I ran over) bobcats (heard).

Workmate says he heard a growl just like a cougar in the movies coming from bushes near where he was camping. He decided against investigating.
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Unread 01-25-2008, 05:28 AM
 
Location: Northern NJ/Amagansett, NY
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We have a lot of wild turkeys, rabbits, Canadian geese, and way too many deer.
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Unread 01-25-2008, 08:07 AM
 
Location: Trenton, NJ
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Fisher cat here in Hopewell Valley!
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