Every year Mama fox comes next to our house in a pile of huge rocks and has her babies. Last year at this time she had 5 babies. She lost 3 of them. This year she had 2 babies. I have watched her with them every year. This year is different. She is much more vigilant. She screams late at night. She always screams. But lately, as her babies are getting older, when they do not come or call right back, she frantically screams. Mother foxes cry too! Hopefully the video will play if you turn up the volume you can hear her.
Here are the two babies napping but looking at me up in the rocks.
This baby got some grooming.
This baby was giving mama some love.
For my visually impaired friend I want to describe her. She is small. Maybe 30 lbs. the size of a small dog. Her legs are long. Her noise is long like a deer and her ears are also pointed and upright like a deer. She has a white chest and chin but her back and face, ears and tail are all orange. Her tail is a big fluff and her legs are black. Her face is beautiful. She is thin now after feeding her babies. Later in the year if I see her she is much fuller. On the back of both ears are black tips. Her tail has a white tip. Her babies look just like her.