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Little Fox

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 14 August 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

It is common for grey foxes to live in family groups that consist of a male, a female, and their young. The male is known as the dog fox, the female is known as a vixen, and the babies are known as pups, kits, or cubs. Grey foxes are monogamous, so they are very selective when it comes to choosing their life-long mate.

This shot is from June when Nacho's 3 pups were living under a shed. The males are good daddy's and help feed the young.

NIKON D5000 1/500 second F/11.0 ISO 400 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

What lovely baby !

14 Aug 2014 6:47am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a sweet little moment . . I had them in my yard last night making horrible noises !

14 Aug 2014 8:02am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Comme il est chou avec ces belles oreilles droites

14 Aug 2014 8:53am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Encore plus adorable qu'hier !!! Quel beau petit bébé !!:)

14 Aug 2014 10:18am

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Loire Atlantique Pays de l, France

Un renardeau bien capté,une superbe rencontre.

14 Aug 2014 10:29am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

What a little cutie Barbara! ;-))

14 Aug 2014 12:18pm

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Superbement mignon!!! j'adore+++++

14 Aug 2014 1:04pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Looks very friendly. :-)

14 Aug 2014 1:51pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

AWW! SUch a cute little fox! Lovely image

14 Aug 2014 1:56pm

Don from Spokane, United States

This pup is SO cute! An extra fine "fox" picture.

14 Aug 2014 3:05pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Really a cute one !

14 Aug 2014 5:49pm

Sonja from Wörgl, Austria

Oh mein Gott - ist der süß ! Ich denke, diese Füchse wohnen wirklich bei dir !

14 Aug 2014 7:02pm

@Sonja: I would be happy to let them inside. ;-) The parents move the babies around to keep them safe, so we only got to see them for 3 days in June before they hid them somewhere else. There is a film by Luc Jacquet - The Fox and the Child. It is beautifully filmed and a good lesson about wild animals. I think you would enjoy it if you could find it.

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice ! So cute.

14 Aug 2014 11:46pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An adorable capture of this pup!!

15 Aug 2014 12:23am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


15 Aug 2014 7:39am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Oooooh... So cute and lovely... I love his expresion with those huge ears :)

20 Aug 2014 9:53am

Joyce from Montana, United States

So cute. I just came here from 8/29 post. You just have such fox medicine as the Natives say. They have a bond with you.

29 Aug 2014 2:10pm

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1/500 second
ISO 400
300 mm (35mm equiv.)