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Fantastic Fox!

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 13 May 2015 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

This wonderful gray fox has been coming into our yard for brief visits for over three years. I just happen to think he is one of the most beautiful creatures I have ever seen. This is Nacho, the daddy fox.

NIKON D5300 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 200 277 mm (35mm equiv.)

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nacho is really a beautiful fox

13 May 2015 6:43am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and a beautiful portrait, too !

13 May 2015 7:07am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Great portrait, seems to smile to you. :-)

13 May 2015 7:37am

Roya from Tehran, Iran

very beautiful and nice capture

13 May 2015 8:28am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Woouhaaaaaaaa il a posé pour toi!!!

13 May 2015 8:34am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Still not worried about that sign.

13 May 2015 11:07am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

His coloring and his face are simply beautiful

13 May 2015 2:09pm

@Ruthiebear: He is a beauty isn't he!!

Devi from Chennai, India

Nacho is beautiful...and there's smile on his face if I am not mistaken:)))))

13 May 2015 3:34pm

@Devi: I always think he is smiling at me. ;-)))

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Oh, he is gorgeous, Barbara and looks pretty tame. Superb frame. Kindest regards and a nice evening Monika

13 May 2015 4:48pm

@Shiva: He will come close, but we do not try to touch any of the foxes.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales Boy), Germany

Fantastic Mr.Fox.Great childrens book and this is a great capture to go with it.

13 May 2015 5:23pm

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: I did not know of this book, but I just looked it up. I think I will need to get myself a copy. ;-)

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I hope nacho has rain gear!!! You two ok?? Love this shot! Beautiful fox!

13 May 2015 8:41pm

@Denny Jump Photo: We are fine, Denny, just a lot of rain and some wind. We did lose a redbud tree in a storm a few weeks ago. Thanks.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Dang he has a great smile he likes you guys

13 May 2015 8:42pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Absolutely gorgeous fox; love his colors on his coat. Beautiful photo too!

13 May 2015 11:39pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Nacho must be waiting for a few of those delicious grapes he's come to expect! :-)

14 May 2015 12:10am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


14 May 2015 7:14am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Wonderful portrait with great focus, depth of scene and colors. I can understand you when you say he is one of the most beautiful creatures you have ever seen !! He is, indeed. :)

19 May 2015 10:11pm

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

What a perfect expression on his face. Nacho looks really healthy.

21 May 2015 10:23am

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

adorable animals by Ruthiebear

Fabulous creatures by Josep

1/160 second
ISO 200
277 mm (35mm equiv.)