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The Fox


The Fox
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Copyright: Brian Rouble (brouble) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 2 N: 55] (357)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-08-26
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon Digital Rebel XT, 70 - 300mm
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-08-27 9:46
Viewed: 4145
Points: 5
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The Red Fox
Vulpes vulpes

The red fox is found in Canada from coast to coast. Resembling a small, slender dog, it is a shy, nervous animal, and, for the most part, it tries to remain hidden from view. Unlike the dog, it is equipped with furred foot pads.
Foxes dig their three to nine metre long dens in sandy or gravely soil with two or three entrances. They are conscientious parents and remain together as family units until autumn when the pups disperse. Their winter diet consists mainly of small mammals such as mice, squirrels, and rabbits. In the summer months, insects, crayfish, and vegetable matter play a more important part in their feeding habits. They are preyed upon chiefly by coyotes and bobcats.

Special thanks to Luc for the inspiration! I love his fox work so I had to try and get some of my own.

Picture was taken at ecomuseum, a great place to visit.

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  • Good 
  • Lia Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 17 N: 135] (952)
  • [2005-08-28 4:56]

WauWWW what finds a splendid photograph I this. This way aaibaar! nicely of colour and well sharpen. Groetjes Lia

Hi Brian

Very cute fox. He looks shy. Nice exposure and clear details. Good work. Thanks.

  • Great 
  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2005-08-29 10:58]

Good shot, Brian.
I know it is not easy to manage through the fences.
Thank you for the effort.

p.s.: please look for my reply in the other post.

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