John Eppler Photography | Land Mammals | Red Fox Nursing
Taken 12-Apr-08
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Keywords:America, Animals, Canine, Mammals, North America, Nursing, Red Fox, U.S., US, USA, United States, United States of America, Vulpes vulpes, Wildlife, animal, beast, beasts, creature, creatures, undomesticated animals, zoology
Photo Info

Dimensions1563 x 1042
Original file size2.65 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken12-Apr-08 15:22
Date modified18-Mar-14 21:02
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Focal length400 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.6
Exposure1/1250 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Action
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Red Fox Nursing

Red Fox Nursing

I found this red fox (Vulpes vulpes) nursing her young pups on a warm spring day near Darlington, MD. She brought her three pups out to feed, but one of them decided to explore. She watched it carefully for good reason. The fox dug her borrow immediately below a bald eagle's nest!