1035 views/17 faves/16 September 2012

Location: This Red Fox, was taken last summer, early in the morning, at Blue Lake Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada while hiking on the Spruce Fen trail.

Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi F 75-300m mm Zoom lens, stop: F/5.0 Exposure: 1/125 sec. Focal length: 255.mm

HDR enhanced, hand held…1 RAW image tone curved in Photomatrix Pro 3.2

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Red foxes are not always red. Although the fur of this species usually has a reddish cast, others, (cross breeds) are red or brown, with dark areas on their underparts extending up along the shoulders and back.. Such color variations are caused by genetic differences, can occur even amongst pups in the same litter.. Red foxes are born in the spring and weaned when only one month old or more. Active throughout the year, they are usually observed early in the morning and late in the afternoon. These notorious chicken thieves are actually quite opportunistic in their diet: although they prey mainly on small mammals and birds, they also eat insects, carrion and fruits.

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A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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Comments

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnover 4 years ago

    :-)) Excellentt work!

  • Good Morning Torfinn
    Thanks for the fave
    And your most kind comments
    Much appreciated friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...over 4 years ago

    great title Larry. They are beautiful animals. well done

  • Good Morning Dave
    Thanks for your most kind comments
    Much appreciated friend…Glad you liked it

    – Larry Trupp

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 4 years ago

    What a beauty, Larry! Marvellous capture, my friend, and a great title, too!

  • Good Morning Mike
    Thanks for your most kind comments
    Much appreciated friend…Glad you liked the title

    – Larry Trupp

  • Tracy Faught
    Tracy Faughtover 4 years ago

    That is an amazing capture Larry. So cute too!! Looking into the sun. What part of Ontario is Blue Lake Provincial Park in? :]

  • Good Morning Tracy
    Thanks for your most kind comments
    Much appreciated friend…Glad you liked. The park is east of Kenora, and straight north about 35miles of Vermilion Bay in Northern Ontario…I join my daughter and her familt there every summer on their annual camping trip…It’s God’s Country for sure!!! BTW thank fo the fave as well.

    – Larry Trupp

  • Catherine  Howell
    Catherine Howellover 4 years ago

    wonderful photo!!

  • Good Morning Catherine
    Thanks for the fave
    And your kind comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • BigD
    BigDover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture, Larry

  • Good Morning David
    Thanks for your comments my friend!!

    – Larry Trupp

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 4 years ago

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 4 years ago

    What a great capture. I’d be inclined to close my eyes as well.

  • Thanks Barbara
    I appreciate your comments
    BTW we in the midth of a huge snowstorm, caused by a Colorado low

    – Larry Trupp

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 4 years ago

    Stunning shot Larry of this magnificent creature. Really love this shot, the colours are superb.

  • Hi Gary
    I appreciate the fave
    And your most kind comments, my friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineover 4 years ago

    So sweet! Great capture, Larry!

  • Thanks Mary
    I appreciate your comments
    You are most kind

    – Larry Trupp

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