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Daddy Keeping Watch

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 5 October 2018 in Animal & Insect.

Cookie, the daddy gray fox, brought two of his kids for a snack. He keeps watch and lets them eat. The male foxes are very good dads, and we often see them baby sit the young ones while the mother hunts out in the field. When they have young to feed we put out grapes and sometimes an egg because dry summer hunting is not always good. (These late evening shots are from August)

*Limited internet access for a week. Photos pre-posted.

yoshimiparis from France

ahhh, who is not "greedy" in this world? Very nice shot and nice idea these "treats" to attract these foxes :D

5 Oct 2018 5:35am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Moving and beautiful photo Barbara. Animals are more clever than people

5 Oct 2018 5:36am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This is such an endearing series . .

5 Oct 2018 6:06am

mvdfotokraam from westvoorne, Netherlands

So special to see !

5 Oct 2018 8:09am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

It makes a great change seeing these wonderful animals safe and cared for. These animals suffer so much being hunted for so called sport. Excellent image. 5*

5 Oct 2018 9:32am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

I love this family shot. Daddy sure is watchful.

5 Oct 2018 11:15am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great shot of this family and Dad doing his due diligence!

5 Oct 2018 11:42am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Love your fox family!

5 Oct 2018 1:20pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fabulous capture of these charming critters.

5 Oct 2018 1:34pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

c'est une intéressante recherche

5 Oct 2018 2:03pm

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

La hiérarchie est respectée

5 Oct 2018 3:29pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

oh, my, you have quite the family to feed

5 Oct 2018 6:08pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

L O V E L Y !

6 Oct 2018 7:37pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Wonderful. Your photo tells the story. I didn't know that about fox dads. He is beautiful.

11 Oct 2018 1:35pm

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Great photo and info.

13 Oct 2018 5:42pm