Wildlife at the farm

Discussion in 'Misc. Photos' started by Abalisa, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Abalisa

    AbalisaValued MemberMember

    Thought some of you might enjoy some pics I dug up from my parents farm. They don't hunt and don't allow it (which frustrates my hubby) so they get a lot of wildlife that feels almost like pets there.... Lots of deer, and a fox birthing den right behind their house!

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  2. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Those fox pups. I WANT THEM *L*
  3. OP

    AbalisaValued MemberMember

    more deer, the buck was further away so I had a hard time focusing on him with the phone camera....

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  4. OP

    AbalisaValued MemberMember

    I know! they sure are fun to watch play! They had 2 litters in the den last year. I'll have to do some digging to see if I can find the video I took of one of the momma's playing with a kit.

    And of course.... here are the horses.

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  5. OP

    AbalisaValued MemberMember

    Cool story about the foxes; my mom will always make sure to keep the cats and dogs away when she knows they have just had pups. One day she was doing dishes and noticed one of the females very close to the house and the other was closer to the den just staring at it. The one close to the house kept looking up at her in the window and then looking back at the den. She went out and the fox basically led her back to the den and one of their big tom cats was sitting on top of it. They were just letting her know to come get the cat! They also had a very small fawn lay on their front porch one day and nap while it's mother ate grass in the yard. How cool is that!
  6. LyndaB

    LyndaBFishlore LegendMember

    I love foxes....... thanks for sharing the pics. And please give your folks a hug from me for protecting the wildlife as they do.....
  7. Lucy

    LucyModeratorModerator Member

    Beautiful pics! Thanks for sharing.
  8. jerilovesfrogs

    jerilovesfrogsFishlore VIPMember

    awesome pics. my parents have a lot of land, and wildlife, and don't allow hunting either. love foxes. =] their little ears are so cute
  9. pirahnah3

    pirahnah3Fishlore VIPMember

    there cute when there small like that! I remember a few times at one of the places I worked that a fox den was in a hillside. The foxes were actually quite friendly and didnt mind us walking by or around the area much at all.
  10. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Awww, thats awesome! You know its good when even a fox trusts you :console:
  11. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Though not as dramatic as a bald eagle, I do have a nesting pair of broad winged hawks about 200 feet from my house. I also have deer, possums, racoons, box turtles, alligator snapping turtles and blue tailed skinks. Plus, 4-5 species of tree frogs, which love all the water I have here outside. I even have a few tree frogs living in the fishhouse.
  12. OP

    AbalisaValued MemberMember

    We get a lot of red tailed hawks here. The racoons are out of control, they like to steal the food from the barn cats, they wont even move out of the way off the walk unless the dog is with you! No skinks but some salamanders, & lots of tree frogs (loud!) We used to catch snapping turtles by holding out a stick and they would latch on, lucky none of us lost a finger! Have to watch out for black water snakes here too.

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  13. lorabellWell Known MemberMember

    Awesome!!!!! I want to go and live there!!!!
  14. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    The tree frogs in the fishhouse have a wicked sense of humor.
    They wait until you are cleaning the furthest away part of a tank on a rack, so you are stretched out over the tank between the tank and the shelf above, then scream in your ear from 5-6 inches away.
  15. angelfish220

    angelfish220Well Known MemberMember

    :;lg I figured Santa would have nerves of Steel since he creeps in people's houses :p
  16. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    I use the time dilatation devise to stop time while I deliver packages.
    That makes things go a lot smoother.
  17. psalm18.2

    psalm18.2Fishlore LegendMember

    That's great, so much land and wildlife. I thought foxes attacked and were vicious?
  18. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    No, foxes are really shy.

    Just don't screw with their pups LOL
  19. blu3dragon619Valued MemberMember

    thats nice big open space... imagin how many fish tank can be set up there lol j/k i wish i can be at place like this but stuck in the city side xD

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