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Mom Knows Best by iphelps Mom Knows Best by iphelps
Although still nursing, this vixen has already been weaning her young kits for weeks. And while the kits have only now just begun to explore the world outside their den, in just a few short months they will hunting on their own before disbanding in search of their own territory come fall. However, before these young foxes can learn to hunt, they need to learn what to eat. Yet despite mom's best efforts, these kits seem more interested in playing with their food than eating it.

Red Fox vixen and kit (Vulpes vulpes) - San Juan Island, Washington


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Guyverman Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014
What are they holding?
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Pretty-Planet Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful shot!
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Hey, i featured this here: fav.me/d6ckedt :love:
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Solrac1993 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, really amazing! Great capture!
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falcon01 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
Stunning picture! :)
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mecengineer Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
excellent
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PassionAndTheCamera Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Awww! Foxes are so cute! :)
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You have been featured HERE!
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clarajoy265 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So so beautiful. love love love!!
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DriedBlackOlives13 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
o3o so cute
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