Fox on the Rocks

On many trips to photograph wildlife in and around Yellowstone National Park red fox seem to elude me. When this guy (or girl!) leapt out of the grasses and onto a large boulder, I couldn’t believe my luck! Red fox are social animals, primarily feed on rodents, and sometimes displace or even kill smaller predators. On this occasion a vole was the lunch of choice. This higher vantage point gives the fox an added benefit and odds are good that their stealthy hunting methods will ensure success.