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Would you keep a fox?

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posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 12:11 AM
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Apparently there are foxes (a result of a Soviet science experiment) who are nice to humans.

The fox seems well on the way to domestication.

On the path to "doghood"?




edit on 23-9-2018 by halfoldman because: (no reason given)




posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 12:16 AM
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a reply to: halfoldman

Question directed at mods or....?



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 12:18 AM
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a reply to: halfoldman

Can you ever trust fox?




posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 12:24 AM
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How to bond with a fox.

You cannot really, so far.

But these domesticated foxes, they come to you for comfort.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 12:26 AM
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So can you or can't you? (Bond with the foxes).

Yes and no.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 12:35 AM
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originally posted by: halfoldman
So can you or can't you? (Bond with the foxes).

Yes and no.


Yes... just like any animal

IF you get them when they're pups...




posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 12:55 AM
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originally posted by: halfoldman
So can you or can't you? (Bond with the foxes).

Yes and no.


Well, until they eat your cat, dog or child...

Then bonding is... harder.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:03 AM
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it depends on with whom else you are sharing the house. If they are unwilling to get along with it, it gets harder to bond with any type of pet



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:05 AM
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a reply to: Damla

Would you?

Could you?

...with a FOX!?




posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:08 AM
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Forum title: "Board Business & Questions"
Thread Title: "Would you keep a fox?"

I think someone misunderstands the point of this particular forum...



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:11 AM
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The fox is tame.
The human on the other hand ...
It may bite.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:15 AM
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Oh, I see apologies, wrong forum.

Mods please move to something appropriate.

I stuffed up again, but an honest mistake.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:25 AM
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I have no issue with ATS.

I consider it an honor to be here.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:35 AM
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a reply to: NarcolepticBuddha




posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 01:58 AM
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The fox hey?

Just sniffing around, at the borders of civilization.

But I like a "foxy lady".




posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 02:10 AM
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Jimi man, that one brother you couldn't save,
Since 1970 he is in a grave.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 02:23 AM
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a reply to: halfoldman

Would you be keeping the fox inside the house? That would be the biggest issue I'd have. I haven't watched the video in your post yet, but I'd like to point out that foxes do not house train well at all (maybe the video addresses this so I'll edit after watching) Some will use a litter box but even if you can get them to use it, they still feel the need to mark their territory every so often.

I've had foxes that come hang around the house over the years. I do my best to not encourage or discourage them when they come around (just ignore them and pretend I don't see them) because I've realized that when they are coming that close, they tend to be sick or desperate. So it would just feel odd, for me, to even attempt to turn a fox into a pet.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 02:34 AM
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Thanks, OP.

That is such a great experiment and it looks like they are well on their way to discovering a domestication gene. The physical changes that accompany the domestication are also thought provoking. I hope the experiment continues and can imagine the possibility of a breed of fox at some point that resembles dogs.



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 02:36 AM
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a reply to: halfoldman

Ok...idk why I decided to reply, in my last post, like you were looking at getting fox. My mind automatically went to that for some reason.

As for the video, it is pretty interesting. The number of generations since they began with their efforts is pretty astounding to me especially since it doesn't seem like they have gotten near what I consider "domestication." I guess my definition is a much higher bar than the actual definition. I keep going back to "is it gonna trash everything in my house?" and "is it going to crap all over the house?" as my standard. Haha! Still interesting, nonetheless



posted on Sep, 23 2018 @ 03:07 AM
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Prefer a dingo my self.

Quite a few around here.

Bally



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