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Love That Face!

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 10 September 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Three years ago, during the drought and heat wave here in Texas, a family of gray foxes began to come into our yard to drink out of the water pan we kept for birds and squirrels. They were very thin and hungry so we helped them out through the summer with some food and water. Now, three years later, they are thriving, and come by from time to time for a snack and a treat. They LOVE grapes, and we love watching them hunt in the field behind our house.
This is a little daddy fox we call Nacho.

NIKON D5000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 1000 202 mm (35mm equiv.)

Marcel Omer from Beloeil, Belgium

Super !

10 Sep 2014 6:31am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue et image comme il nous regarde génial.

10 Sep 2014 9:07am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

So cute !

10 Sep 2014 9:37am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium


10 Sep 2014 9:40am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Looks suprised.:-) Nice capture.:-)

10 Sep 2014 10:53am

Devi from Chennai, India

He looks so happy!!!

10 Sep 2014 11:18am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

They are very well now ! A superb portrait of Nacho .

10 Sep 2014 11:18am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom


10 Sep 2014 11:26am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well presented

10 Sep 2014 1:09pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

AWWW! Is he looking for grapes?? Adorable

10 Sep 2014 1:16pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice portrait!
such beautiful composition, focus, colors & lighting!
Lovely eyes!

10 Sep 2014 3:49pm

jean pierre from paris, France

jolie rencontre!! amitiés

10 Sep 2014 3:55pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

SO DO I !!!!!!!!! Lovely, wonderful and memorable portrait !! This is one of those instant that one can't, and never should, forget. ;-)

10 Sep 2014 5:28pm

@Josep: I'm glad you enjoy the foxes like I do. Thank you!

franz from Baden, Austria

this sharp and intelligent face is priceless !!!

10 Sep 2014 6:01pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Such intelligence in those eyes. A beautiful portrait of this handsome fellow.

10 Sep 2014 9:51pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

You can just see how Nacho is just patiently waiting for that next grape. Great capture!!

10 Sep 2014 10:35pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

You are so fortunate to have the woods behind you; they had their space but have learned to come out and trust you too. This is another wonderful portrait of Nacho!

11 Sep 2014 3:03am

Joyce from Montana, United States

You are a foxy lady alright. His face is so friendly, trusting, and connecting. I love it too.

14 Sep 2014 1:10pm

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1/250 second
ISO 1000
202 mm (35mm equiv.)