Fox makes making a living look like fun

Wacky Web Week

Winter is when a fox’s flamboyant hunting tactics truly come into play. The predator might not be as analytical as a scientist in its pursuit of prey, but it turns out fox tactics are quantifiable.

For example, a fox’s headfirst dive into snow looks playful. But as noted in this video, facing north increases the likelihood of catching quarry to 75 percent. The scientists photographing the fox and analyzing the data might be enjoying themselves, too. Click below or go to the original YouTube video.

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