In the 1950s, Soviet zoologist Dmitry Belyayev began selectively breeding wild foxes based on how friendly they were. The result is a semi-domesticated red fox, five of which now live in California. Read the rest
Shot here by Natalie Lowe sunbathing on the roof of its convertible, a fox relaxes before evening's activities come due. Below, a fox pop takes a trip on the London Underground, as observed by Stephen Ebert. Check out the full gallery at Londonist. A common sight in London, foxes moved in after World War II and have become a symbol of the city. They're mostly harmless, but the tabloids there love to run fox-ate-my-baby stories.
This video, taken by Kristina Shafer, seems to portray an arctic fox laughing. It is, in fact, asking if the room can be tidied up.
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Kristina has cared for Archer the Arctic fox since he was young. He’s now four years old, and he’s learned that laughter is infectious. This video shows Kristina’s boyfriend laughing, then Archer responding with a giggle of his own. This is Archer’s typical behaviour when he’s sleepy; perhaps a sign that he’s looking forward to a funny dream.