Maybe it’s just the foxes that I know, but it seems like the females are always more calm and relaxed than the males. It’s true with the red foxes I spend a lot of time with, and it’s apparently true of the arctic foxes at the Denver Zoo.
This is the female or vixen. She’s very calm and poised. Her partner is a hyperactive male. He was almost literally bouncing off the habitat, and frequently off her (much to her annoyance).
Since it’s a small habitat, it took a while to isolate her from her partner and the habitat. She’s a gorgeous little animal.
Arctic Fox (Alopex lagopus)
Jobu gimbal, Giottos tripod
ISO400, 1/1250, f/4.5, +1EV
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