March 28, 2016

Wild Abandon

Photograph by Hiroki Inoue, National Geographic Your Shot

“Early spring is in the air,” writes Hiroke Inoue, a Your Shot community member who snapped this photo of red foxes racing on a snowy hill in Biei, a town in Hokkaido, Japan. Considered resourceful animals, red foxes can be found around the world and in various habitats. They mate in winter.

Inoue's shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen.

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24 comments
Makiko Fukumuro
Makiko Fukumuro

cant believe this is Japan - where I live... never forget this kind of world exists while we lose ourselves in a busy city life... 

Carol Casandra Richards Williams
Carol Casandra Richards Williams

It's mating  season for the foxes, this picture evokes a sense of passion which is so primitive and alive with rawness, like the romance novel I read and skip to the last page first.....  it left the intriguing ??? did he catch her.. just perfect... go figure! this fox got it..... wow! 

Haitham Jafar
Haitham Jafar

Fantastic! 

*catch me, YES you caaaaaaaaaaaaan* :) 

agnieszka sawicz
agnieszka sawicz

I love it, simply beautiful and fragile, full of energy and happiness!


mike d.
mike d.

What a great shot! So full of action while simultaneously stark.

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