Thursday, June 9, 2016

Morning with Mom

7am on the Carrizo Plain.

The long, warm rays of the morning sun are breaking over the Temblors.

What better time to hang out with Mom and play?

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Mom San Joaquin Kit Fox outside natal den

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Mom popping back out of the den

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Fetch that stick!

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"Get her!"

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It's interesting to note that while Dad mostly attacks and play fights, Mom generally licks and nips at the pups. That Mom - always part nurturer. Bet the boy puppies "hate" it. ;)

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A pause for some vigilance

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And relax. Well, as much as one can with 3 precious puppies

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