There ARE Five!

Recent weather has been wet and cold, with strong storms last night. I didn’t seen the foxes for days. I even thought they’d moved somewhere else.

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 I fixed my lunch, started for the living room and there were the foxes!

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This picture definitely shows that there are five kits. They sure match the colors of the shaded rocks.

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They were an active little bunch, investigating, playing, a lot of practice pouncing.

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There didn’t seem to be any sibling rivalry.

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I’m not sure, but I think this was a young groundhog. I couldn’t think of anything else that would be that color.

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The little one could smell what had just been brought in for “lunch.”

They played for an hour and a half before going back under the barn, probably for a nap.

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Early evening play.

Obviously, the light is better for pictures later in the day.

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Usually the parent checks out the yard for any possible problems/intruders before the young come out.

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And then there are six! (Four on the left and two on the right.)

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“CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?

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8 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Tree Lover Therese on April 11, 2015 at 9:33 am

    Oh boy! Oh boy! Oh boy! (I should do 6 “oh boys” but my fingers are tired0
    Wonderful news! Your pictures are awesome, as usual. Love the caption on the last one…that sense of humor comes through loud and clear.

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  2. That’s quite a litter! Mom is going to have to be a good hunter to keep that family going. They’ll be a lot of fun to watch!

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  3. Oh my goodness, they’re SO adorable 😀 What a treat!!!

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