Fox at Amsterdamse Waterleiding Duinen
This was my reward for the day. It took many hours to find this fox at the Amsterdamse Waterleiding Duinen. I was happy to capture it just chilling next to the path, but it was already leaving after a minute. Just before it did, it turned its head and stared back into the sun, giving me good light for this shot.
The red fox is the largest of the true foxes, as well as being the most geographically spread member of the Carnivora, being distributed across the entire northern hemisphere from the Arctic Circle to North Africa, Central America and the steppes of Asia. Its range has increased alongside human expansion, having been introduced to Australia, where it is considered harmful to native mammal and bird populations. Because of these factors, it is listed as Least Concern for extinction by the IUCN. It.. more