Out foxing the other night and as we pulled into a stubble field that had'nt yet been bailed, I got an eye shine from around 80 yards in. The usual tape on the roof to signal the driver to stop and kill the engine, rifle up at the ready and lamped the area again, charlie was running stumbling away to our right a quick shout and it stopped for a look. Big mistake as a 55grain V-max was on its way to say hello. When we went to examine it (a vixen) she had only 3 legs. My first thought was it had been caught in some farm machinery or something, but on closer inspection its right front leg was deformed and it had best i can describe as a sort of paw at its elbow similar to thalidomide in humans. I was surprised as I would have thought its mother would have killed it shortly after birth. Any one else seen anything similar in foxes before.
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