1 May 2015

Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
Serra de Grândola, Portugal
Nikon D300 + Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.5 (@ 26mm) + 3x Nikon SB-26 + TM-1550
iso 400, 1/250, f/9

Life's beggining was rough for this young Red Fox. Barely over one month old this cub and its two brothers caught scabies, which gives it this hairless look and general thinness. Nevertheless, they appear to be able to resist the rather serious disease.