Reston Spring

Reston Spring
Reston Spring

Friday, January 14, 2011

Photo of the Day: Backyard Wildlife--A Young Red Fox

Juvenile Red Fox at Daylight | December 2010

Too bad this was not videotaped. This fox was trailing closely to another larger fox. At first it appeared they were fighting, but it became clear that the parent was gently but firmly trying to nudge the juvenile away. The juvenile continued to trail close behind the parent, but it repeatedly shooed it away. It eventually came back, looking up at our birdfeeder, trying to figure out how to get to the birds or the feeder. It seemed he/she finally gave up and sat on our patio for a bit, then eventually moved on....

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