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30. Yep. They're amazing.
Tue May 11, 2021, 03:21 PM
May 2021

From Wiki:

The gray fox's ability to climb trees is shared only with the Asian raccoon dog and the New Guinea Wild Singing Dog [18] among canids. Its strong, hooked claws allow it to scramble up trees to escape many predators, such as the domestic dog or the coyote,[19] or to reach tree-bound or arboreal food sources. It can climb branchless, vertical trunks to heights of 18 meters and jump from branch to branch.[20] It descends primarily by jumping from branch to branch, or by descending slowly backwards like a domestic cat. The gray fox is primarily nocturnal or crepuscular and makes its den in hollow trees, stumps or appropriated burrows during the day. Such gray fox tree dens may be located 30 ft above the ground.


And they're beautiful in person & small as a cat...with a big fluffy long tail. And unfortunately, they're often too friendly. Idiots kill them.



Awesome!!! SheltieLover May 2021 #1
How wonderful! femmedem May 2021 #2
Awwww! smirkymonkey May 2021 #3
That is so cool! Mr. Evil May 2021 #4
How lucky you are! Have you seen the mom? Fla Dem May 2021 #5
Not yet... I don't think happybird May 2021 #6
Maybe you could borrow a mower Marthe48 May 2021 #16
I am taking part in "No mow May" robbob May 2021 #23
I got it out! happybird May 2021 #26
Thanks for the update Marthe48 May 2021 #37
This message was self-deleted by its author Deminpenn May 2021 #33
It's great. They're raised under my deck every year, too. JudyM May 2021 #7
It should be quite a show when the cicadas emerge! happybird May 2021 #9
Haha, yes! JudyM May 2021 #14
My husband caught a baby fox and brought it home Marthe48 May 2021 #17
Seriously interesting images in that story! JudyM May 2021 #18
I will never forget her Marthe48 May 2021 #21
Ha! He's quite a character, himself. JudyM May 2021 #36
They are much bigger than I expected, for some reason. BobTheSubgenius May 2021 #8
They look a few weeks old. Their legs are long. Cracklin Charlie May 2021 #10
I was worried at first that maybe they were coyotes happybird May 2021 #12
that is very cool. barbtries May 2021 #11
Nothing is cuter than baby bunnies! happybird May 2021 #13
They are adorable I_UndergroundPanther May 2021 #15
Just LOVE these!! ❤ Duppers May 2021 #19
There are foxes that climb trees? ShazzieB May 2021 #29
Yep. They're amazing. Duppers May 2021 #30
That is so cool! Solly Mack May 2021 #20
I really like foxes....this just made my day... turbinetree May 2021 #22
I had some in my woods The Jungle 1 May 2021 #24
Oh, they're so cute!!! Beacool May 2021 #25
Awwwwwwww, they are precious! Waiting for more pics. niyad May 2021 #27
I love them! Loryn May 2021 #28
So lovely. Thanks. ❤ nt littlemissmartypants May 2021 #31
Dr. Brian May (also guitarist of Queen) is an animal's rights activist, tavernier May 2021 #32
You're going to see a lot more! Grins May 2021 #34
Awwwwww! FirstLight May 2021 #35
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