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Hungry Arctic Fox


Hungry Arctic Fox
Photo Information
Copyright: Jeff Kerby (jtkerb) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 22 W: 0 N: 88] (410)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-01
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D90, Nikkor 300mm AF-S f/4
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-06-04 18:30
Viewed: 3315
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
An Arctic fox, partway through its transition from white to dark gray, forages for grubs and caterpillars on the west Greenland tundra. It has been a cool Spring, but the insects that make up a large portion of these foxes' diets are already busy.

Photo was taken about 10 km West of the edge of the inland ice in a glacial carved valley situated just North of the Arctic circle. The nearest town is Kangerlussuaq, about 35 km to the SW.


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  • Great 
  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2011-06-05 12:31]
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Hi Jeff,

I like natureshots like this one. Excellent natural colors and atmosphere.
Well done.

regards,
Zeno

  • Great 
  • nat Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 12 W: 0 N: 24] (82)
  • [2011-06-06 7:29]

Hi Jeff,

Great colours and prospectives in this one. The foxes eye manages to pop out of it's surroundings, giving this fox such a unique character. Sneaky little bugger.

TFS

Natalka

Hello Jeff,
Full marks for perserverance. An interesting shot and note. Well done.
Neels

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