Sweet treats

BBC Wildlife Magazine - - Wild Month -

As op­por­tunist om­ni­vores, foxes don’t waste late sum­mer and early au­tumn’s fruit bounty. They will hap­pily feast on black­ber­ries or reach up to scrump low-hang­ing ap­ples, pears and plums. In Septem­ber, adults and cubs have both nearly fin­ished grow­ing their new coats for win­ter, and the ju­ve­niles are close to adult size. Com­pe­ti­tion be­tween young foxes, and be­tween young and adults, can be­come fierce. The re­sult­ing scuf­fles may be noisy, with ri­vals chas­ing one another and squar­ing up on their hindlegs.

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