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What ! .. No chickens ?

Posted by Big John on September 7, 2013

This morning I opened the kitchen window blinds, and looked out at a sunny day where a few of the first leaves of autumn had fallen, and sitting amongst those leaves and sunning himself (or herself) was …

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… this very large fox enjoying a warm corner of my garden, relaxing and …

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… acting as if it owned the bloody place !


6 Responses to “What ! .. No chickens ?”

  1. Grannymar said

    Maybe s/he had a take away before coming to visit you! 😉

  2. Maria said

    I shudder to think of what a fox that size would do to a neighborhood cat or a small dog. Beautiful photos however, and an amazing view of wild life for you.

  3. Ginnie said

    I thought you lived in a city, John. Is that the first time that you’ve seen a fox at your home and is that a common thing? Beautiful animal but I don’t think I’d invited him/her in to tea.

  4. Big John said

    I bet that it caused a riot in KFC, Grannymar. 🙂

    I don’t know about dogs and cats, Maria, but I have not seen any of the usual birds in my garden for a day or two.

    Ginnie .. I don’t exactly live in the country, but in a ‘village’ type neighbourhood on the edge of a coastal town. Here in the UK ‘urban foxes’ are very active in the largest cities and can even be seen in the middle of London.

    BTW … The fox was there again this morning !

  5. Good photos. Our wildlife experts tell us foxes are roaming about in our rural area after being hunted almost to extinction years ago. However, neither I nor anyone I know has seen one. I’ll keep a sharper eye out.

  6. rummuser said

    Lucky you.

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