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This guy brings me such peace and pleasure.

 
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Oct 26, 2016 10:58 |  #1

Jeff, you'll understand this best I think. This young male fox is still very much a wild animal, but he has established his home territory, patrols it regularly, and accepts me being there taking his picture fairly regularly. It brings me peace and joy, having the trust of such an animal. You can see the trust and peace too in his eyes. Call me crazy if you wish!
1. On my arrival, checking out who's there.

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2. He recognized me and came trotting over.

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3. He's always very curious about the camera.

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4. He caught a mouse and hid it for sometime later.

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5. Born just in late April of this year, his is already a self confident young adult, comfortable in his surroundings.

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6. His sister was approaching, and I think this was just a warning to not try to grab the mouse he hid.

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7. Just checking out a sound he heard over to his left. Maybe dinner calling?

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Oct 26, 2016 12:15 |  #2

Indeed I do,.. I have a rapport with many foxes now. I know you would be hooked after you found and shot them the first time. They can become very willing to ignore the fact your there sometimes. He excepted you as a kit weeks old and now as an adult,..him I mean lol. You will have many a time together and it will evolve over time. I believe I told you .. " your gona love it " and you are..!!

Nice catch on the mouse.. Maybe one day we will put on a show of a thousand fox images,.. I know I'm more than there


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Oct 26, 2016 12:16 |  #3

This is a nice series on him.


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Oct 26, 2016 12:18 |  #4

i don't trust him. He looks like he's plotting something

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Oct 27, 2016 16:23 |  #5

Stunning series with a nice story behind the images.

Thanks for sharing

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Oct 27, 2016 17:56 |  #6

PhotosGuy wrote in post #18167535 (external link)
This is a nice series on him.

Thanks Frank, much appreciated.

BlakeC wrote in post #18167536 (external link)
i don't trust him. He looks like he's plotting something.
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Haha Blake, yes sometimes he does plot. Like when he's going to run out onto the fairway and grab my golf ball. He got 4 my last round played.

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Stunning series with a nice story behind the images. Thanks for sharing
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Thanks much Kev. And this is his sister, in her own write a good looker :)


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Oct 27, 2016 18:52 |  #7

Great series Ian. Make the most of this guy while you can. Never get tired of viewing great pics of the foxes.:-)


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Oct 28, 2016 14:04 |  #8

Nice to see him / them doing so well Ian. Q, do you talk to them, when you see them.?


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Oct 28, 2016 15:31 |  #9

KT29 wrote in post #18168912 (external link)
Great series Ian. Make the most of this guy while you can. Never get tired of viewing great pics of the foxes.:-)

Thank you. I probably spend too much time visiting, and am backing off just a bit. I do want them to grow up wild and be like foxes should.

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Nice to see him / them doing so well Ian. Q, do you talk to them, when you see them.?

Ha, thanks Jason. Of course I talk to them! They know me and know my truck already quite well, and I believe they recognize my voice too.


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Oct 28, 2016 16:26 |  #10

Good stuff.


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Oct 29, 2016 10:53 |  #11

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Good stuff.

Thanks much Mel!


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Nov 02, 2016 07:09 |  #12

That's very cool Ian, says a lot about you. Bravo I say!


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Nov 02, 2016 08:23 |  #13

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That's very cool Ian, says a lot about you. Bravo I say!

Thanks much Bret. Nice to hear from you.


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Nov 02, 2016 10:07 |  #14

Salute......


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