October 4 marks World Animal Day which was first celebrated in 1931 at a convention of ecologists in Florence, Italy. The date was not chosen by chance - it is the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.
I didn't even dare to breathe. Or even click the shutter in the first few minutes after the fox saw us. The gray fox seemed to be oblivious to our presence. And that’s when we began to press on the camera. Gray Fox, wild, not baited. And that’s my #9.