18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cubs play fight. Through play fighting the cubs gain and practice useful skills to their survival such as hunting, assert their dominance, being defensive and might even tighten social bonds. Taken in Eilat mountains, Israel.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Israel
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © Eran Gissis