Things get jumpy in the Kgalagadi

On a recent trip to the Kgalagadi I saw so many bat-eared foxes; in one afternoon I saw over four groups, all with more than seven foxes in each family. I had been watching one particular group?for a while when suddenly one fox turned its head, looking at something close by.?

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Another fox joined and soon the rest of them where all on high alert. Eventually I saw what they were looking at,?a snake! I laughed as they went for the snake and the snake re-acted and then they re-acted and jumped in the air.?

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They chased the snake into a drie doring bush where the snake managed to make its way to the top of the bush (see photo below).

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The foxes then lost interest and moved on and all involved were un-harmed!

See this article on the Africa Geographic blog >

Posted in Corlette's Blog.