Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Fennec Fox

I recently read a hauntingly beautiful novel by Paul Bowles, The Sheltering Sky. The book’s setting in Northern Africa led me to learn more about life in the Sahara Desert. Through my research, I came across this cute critter, the fennec fox. Also known as a sand fox, these tiny creatures weight no more than 3.5 pounds as adults. I’m guessing 90% of that weight is in their ears.

Sighed prints of this piece are available here!

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