Fox Cubs Enjoying the Summer

The cubs have been amazing, especially as the evenings have lengthened and the sun has beaten down. Here is a selection of shots taken over the past week. It’s a tiny sample of the hours I’ve spent outside with them.

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There are four regular visitors, though a fifth is somewhere around

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Fox cub with golf ball

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The young male cub enjoying a mighty yawn

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Lurking in the ivy – she was literally about foot behind me

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The young male again

This little female fox cub is the friendliest of the group

One of the cubs on the wood pile of garden cuttings

A very pretty shot of the little vixen

Fox cub eye

Yes, a close-up.

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Last one tonight, two of the cubs (the vixen and what I think is the second male cub – he has a magnificent black brush) arguing – as they do

Camera note: all photos taken with the Canon 7D Mark II and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM or EF 24-105 F4L IS USM lens.

Fighting Fox Cubs

Picked up this little sequence tonight as the fox cubs squabbled over some peanuts!

fox cubs fighting

fox cubs fighting

fox cubs fighting

fox cubs fighting

fox cubs fighting

Camera note: all photos taken with the Canon 7D and EF 24-105 F4L IS USM lens.

Election Night Foxes

It’s going to be a long night, but these young foxes are delighted at how things are looking at the moment.

Fox cub in garden

Fox cub in garden

Fox cub in garden

Fox cub in garden

Fox cub in garden

Fox cub in garden

Fox cub in garden

Camera note: all photos taken with the Canon 7D and EF 24-105 F4L IS USM lens.