Foxy

I went outside and met a large red fox who was holding a dead bird in her teeth. She stopped and stared me down.

5 thoughts on “Foxy

  1. Healthy foxes usually hunt at night. If you see one active during the day, that might be an indicator of rabies. Keep your distance!

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      1. “look kind of really aggressive”

        Actually staring at you instead of retreating (foxes generally shy away from people) does seem a bit aggressive. On the other hand rabid animals eat less than usual (often don’t eat at all or eat non-food items).

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        1. Right time of year for her to be feeding kits. They do hunt during the day: during kit season down here, my cousin was losing exactly one of his free-ranging hens per day to a vixen. That is when they became caged fowls.

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