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I was almost shocked, in the gropa was a red fox that was stuck in the snow, ” says Viktor feet, trying .
the Fox was about a meter under the snow and it was only the head that stuck out of the snow, ” he explains.
Viktor was even on the snowmobile trip in Tana in Finnmark county, when he came across the unfortunate fox.
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the PIT IN the SNOW: Viktor feet, trying don’t think he ever experienced something like that when he is in this week performed an unusual rescue operation.
He must have been hungry and on the hunt under the snow, when at one time he stuck.
But luckily for the fox acted feet, trying quickly, retrieved the spade, and set in motion an unusual rescue operation.
UNUSUAL: Viktor feet, trying happened to be in the area when he caught sight of the large snow pit.
Photo: Harry Johansen / NRK
It comes I enough never to experience again, it is very rare that a fox gets stuck in his own pit, ” says Viktor.
Preying on animals under the snow
In the winter, there has been an unusual amount of snow in the north. Both reindeer and moose are struggling to find food.
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Erland Sørgård, advisor to the Norwegian nature inspectorate explains that the snow usually isn’t a challenge for fox. The fox hunts for mice and small animals under the snow, but the colossal snømengden in the year may have had something to say for this unfortunate fox.
HUNTING: It is common that the fox hunt a lot under the snow, ” says Erland Sørgård, Advisor to the Norwegian nature inspectorate.
Photo: Nils Henrik Måsø / NRK
– There is so much snow that the fox does not always obtain in smådyra, and then have them feed on something else, ” says Sørgård.
He explains that the fox eats the cadavers and despite a lot of snow, they seem to do okay this winter.
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the Foot was stuck
Viktor estimates that the fox has been stuck for about a day. The snow was melted around and as the tail was frozen fast in the snow.
He had to undertake rescue operation in a gentle manner to avoid damage to the fox.
the Fox is a predator and glefset when the spade came too close. But I tried to avoid to get away in he.
When the fox finally came loose jumped out quickly and ran off.
– The first steps were unsteady, but after a few meters, it looked to be in good condition.
So then both you and the fox happy?
– Yes, we were both happy! Usually hunts people on fox and here came someone who was going to save him, he says lattermildt.
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