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Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes

Description:

Red Fox, Vulpes vulpes, Grünenmatt, Emmental, Switzerland

Notes:

I spotted this fox during the afternoon. Missed it the first time, the second time, took the car and rushed to the nearby corn field. Got on my knees and hurried between the stems trying to avoid any noise. Got nearer and nearer. Went out of the field in the freshly mucked meadow (can you imagine how I smelled afterwards...?). Laid down and approach more and more, stopped at about 10 m, the fox as well, turned around and there was it: My very best wildlife shot! From eye to eye...

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40 Comments (1–25)

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Nice images bayucca. Was worth the cow poo and sore knees!

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Thanks, z.urbcouture!

z.urbcouture
z.urbcouture 7 years ago

That is an amazing animal. Nice shot

Marie Cuenca
Marie Cuenca 8 years ago

Amazing spotting! :-)

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Thanks, folks!

jdbco2001
jdbco2001 8 years ago

Beautiful, a lot of character coming through this series. Thanks for sharing!

Leighannimal
Leighannimal 8 years ago

He's precious <3

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Thanks Alice!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Beautiful Series!

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Thanks for the compliments, Pamsai. I immediatelyknew that there was something wrong with the eyes, but for the missing canine I had also to look twice ;-)...

pamsai
pamsai 9 years ago

Okay, I saw the evidence! Had to enlarge it quite a bit to see it, though. Great shots...

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Why people always think I am kidding??
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dominikhofe...

pamsai
pamsai 9 years ago

hahaha!

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

I am an expert with missing teeth...

pamsai
pamsai 9 years ago

superb photo. Don't think it could be improved on anywhere! But how did you see that he had a missing canine? Did he yawn!?

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Thanks Rubens!

Rubens Araujo
Rubens Araujo 9 years ago

Great series .... beautiful pictures !!!

sttweets
sttweets 9 years ago

I've started a mission to see where people spot red foxes. I'm wondering whether they are mostly seen in nature preserves, or just anywhere. Would you please add it to this mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9862...
Thanks.

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Thanks Susan. I am really happy with this one. My next encounter with a fox costed me my left meniscus ;-)... I will once post it...

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 9 years ago

you must just feel wonderfully happy...I would be ....I know how we nature lovers will go to any length to get a good shot and I have to say YOU HAVE THE BEST SHOT! You should feel proud! I just love the story behond this shot!!!

achmmad
achmmad 9 years ago

You're welcome! Here is just one "love" button, I'll press two if available haha ... nice experience you've got with this one!

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Thanks, Achmmad!

achmmad
achmmad 9 years ago

Hey, friendly with this amazing shot! haha. Perfect for identification ...!

dedes
dedes 9 years ago

your welcome bayucca

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Indeed, I am very happy with this shot... Thanks for your visit, Dedes!

bayucca
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bayucca

Bern - Berne, Switzerland

Spotted on Mar 1, 2008
Submitted on Jan 7, 2012

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