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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red fox in Denali National Park

This was my first trip to Alaska and I planned to do a week in the Denali backcountry. After three days of seeing only ground squirrels and ptarmigans, this fox was the first "large" wildlife I saw. I was so stoked to see the fox mother and her cub running along a ridge. They both stopped in exactly the same spot, just for a second, and then moved along. I was able to photograph both the mother and her cub while they were stopped.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Copyright: © Matt Dzaugis