a mother's watchful eyes

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedJune 22, 2011
TakenJune 4, 2011
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Exposure1/250 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length168 mm
ISO200

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I had just come upon the four fox kits, unexpectedly, and taken some pictures of them when Mom came around the corner of the building. She stood here for the longest moment perusing the situation. Although she was used to seeing me, she wasn't used to me seeing her babies. As she turned to go behind the building, indicating to her kits it was time to hide, I quickly left the scene.

7 responses

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (22 Jun 2011):

    Wonderful. Just keep spying and one day she will come to trust you as one of the pack.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (22 Jun 2011):

    You did the right thing, Heather as mother's in wildlife are very protective of their babies....If you had followed them to where they were hiding it might have been a different story. You got a great picture of the fox and this is perfect for the theme.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (22 Jun 2011):

    Forget what I said on your last post. This one is perfect oo. Great shot!!!! I love the interaction with the camera.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (23 Jun 2011):

    The kits are getting big. Nice shot!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (23 Jun 2011):

    Awww. so cute!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (most soulfully).

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (18 Dec 2011):

    What a SPECIAL picture. The best guardian if all. A MOTHER. Looks like she has her hands full.

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