National Geographic Daily News

Red Fox

Photograph by Joel Sartore

Male red foxes are attentive dads, playing excitedly with their pups and bringing food home for the whole family. After about three months, though, the gravy train stops and the young foxes must find their own meals. Dad doesn't let them go hungry, however—he hides food nearby, helping teach the pups to sniff out a snack.

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