Meet our resident fox

You can see the fox off in the distance. Before I got my camera out he was sprawled out and sleeping in the sun near Freedom.
Shy fox
Another day I saw the fox several times. After running off I noticed that he came back to watch me ride.

For the past month there’s been a fox hanging out at the barn — sometimes I see him/her while I’m riding, peeking out at me from the brush. He/she is a curious fox and not particularly afraid, just a bit camera shy.

Yesterday I turned Freedom out in the big field to graze for awhile. When I came back, the fox was stretched out in the sun about 50 yards from where he was grazing — two chestnut creatures enjoying the grass and sun.

Of course, by the time I got my phone out, I’d spooked him. But it was still amusing to see them so obviously comfortable with each other’s presence.


One thought on “Meet our resident fox

  1. E, we have a fox in the park across the street. When I come home after dark, I drive really slowly hoping to catch the glint of his/her eyes with my headlights. When i do, it makes my day!

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