Foxes close to Canberra suburbs are increasingly becoming bold and are venturing in the backyards of a number of houses in the middle of Canberra suburbs in their quest of hunting food. Have in mind as well that they are doing this in broad daylight.
We can all now have a clear picture of the foxes in action thanks to a brave photographer who also happens to live in Canberra’s neighbor. The picture above clearly indicates how daring this foxes are and the fact that they are not afraid to conduct daytime hunts in the backyards of the homes which are located in Canberra.
The photographer, Max Kwiatkowski, was in his house in the afternoon when he had some commotion in his backyard and as he rushed to check out to see exactly what was happening he saw a fox with a chicken in his mouth and that’s when he took the picture. According to Kwiatkowski, the attack took place at exactly 4 pm.
"I chased the fox away but then half an hour later it was back and this time it killed a turkey," he said.
"I phoned the neighbour, he came home, and we both entered the property and found the fox just lounging around on the neighbour's deck while other turkeys looked on horrified."
This is not the first time that a resident is reporting such an incident, chairman of the Weston Creek Community Council Tom Anderson reported to have seen a fox in his backyard last month at around 8am.
"I thought it was a cat, then a dog, and then I thought, 'it's a fox,'" he said.
"I've never seen one before in my yard."
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