Whose Den?

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A female fox visited our yard a few days ago. The pair have denned under our barn twice.

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It was a gloomy day, and Buffy and I had been in the house too long. So, we walked a loop of our backyard.  She saw this wooden “creature” before I did.

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It looked like a creature of unknown origin.

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It was about 8-9 inches long. Now I’ll be able to tell if any animal, like a fox, goes under the barn.

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We woke to a damp drizzling morning. I hurried out to check to see if the wood had been moved ….

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and, obviously, it was — only, the chunk of wood isn’t the same one I photographed yesterday.

This mystery will require my attention often.

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10 responses to this post.

  1. Beautiful photo of your fox. How exciting to have them nearby.

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  2. What an interesting mystery, I look forward to the next instalment.

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  3. Odd that they’d bother with a piece of wood. Maybe it was in their way.

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  4. This is quite interesting. I thought the wood looked like a small lion cub at first glance. It obviously bothered your seasonal arrival enough to clean house. 🙂

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