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a red fox camouflaged in the woods of Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy
January 21, 2015

Fox Found

Once a royal hunting retreat, Gran Paradiso National Park preserves a wild side of Italy. Here, a red fox lies in wait, camouflaged in the autumn woods. Like all foxes, those in Gran Paradiso are adaptable opportunists; they’ll catch fish, hunt rabbits, or scavenge picnic scraps.

See more photos from the February 2015 feature story “Paradise Found.”

Photograph by Stefano Unterthiner, National Geographic
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