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Date: 01/25/11 09:36 AM

66 Responses to Scout the Fennec Fox Eating Carrots

  1. Profile photo of big_fridge
    big_fridge Female 13-17
    139 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:35 am
    Link: Scout the Fennec Fox Eating Carrots - D`awww! Look at those ears!
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    FeeFee Female 18-29
    583 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:41 am
    I will get one someday. I have it all planned out.
  3. Profile photo of JustWrite
    JustWrite Female 18-29
    17 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:41 am
    dumbo-fox!
  4. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36829 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:43 am
    it`s CHEETO`s! They turned him orange!

  5. Profile photo of tn11
    tn11 Male 18-29
    1587 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:48 am
    I bet he can pick up CNN with those things.
  6. Profile photo of krembill
    krembill Male 18-29
    1092 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:49 am
    I want one so bad!
  7. Profile photo of basketkase
    basketkase Male 18-29
    1183 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:51 am
    lol i like how he takes them away
  8. Profile photo of Matholameu
    Matholameu Male 70 & Over
    493 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:56 am
    Oh my god I want one!
  9. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:57 am
    Where is my pokeball when I need it dammit!
  10. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
    4032 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:05 am
    Geeeeeyyyaaaaahhhh - ooooh I want to pet it.
  11. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 10:13 am
    It`s not domesticated and therefore should not be held captive as a "pet".
  12. Profile photo of PapSett
    PapSett Female 50-59
    63 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:16 am
    These guys take cute to a whole new level!
  13. Profile photo of soundchic41
    soundchic41 Female 18-29
    80 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:18 am
    fennec foxes are sooooooooooo soft too!! i think they are the only WILD dog that can be domesticated and kept as a pet.... :)
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    briirox Female 18-29
    179 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:29 am
    Doesn`t scout belong to Dro from Deadstar Assembly? :O
  15. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 10:36 am
    Awww...
  16. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    33072 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:43 am
    My head just `sploded from teh cuteness!
  17. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
    7473 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:44 am
    adorable
  18. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 10:54 am
    These foxes are no appropriate as a family pet. They have naturally wild behaviors, such as the skittishness just seen, that do not make them good pets.
  19. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
    7473 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:57 am
    crakrjak, we just have to breed it out of them like we did with wolves.
  20. Profile photo of Volsunga
    Volsunga Male 18-29
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    January 25, 2011 at 11:06 am
    @Madest
    Actually, fennec foxes are domesticated. My cousin has one. They are, for the most part, the best of both worlds between dogs and cats. They are just as social and almost as trainable as a dog. They take care of themselves enough so that they can be easily trained to use a litterbox. The only real problems are bad habits of digging (which can ruin furniture if not trained at a young age), and the fact that they are nocturnal and can keep you up at night. Also, you need to find a way to supplement their dog food with some kind of insect.
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    madest Male 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 11:11 am
    Just because your cousin has one doesn`t mean they`re domesticated. Some crazy odd logic you have ther Volsunga. Read it for yourself.
  22. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 11:27 am
    Now thats cute.
  23. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 11:39 am
    cobrakiller: No one has bred a wolf to be domesticated, Even the half-dog half-wolf animals are just too wild. Some wolves, Just as bears and lions, have been trained for the movies, but that does not make them "domesticated".
  24. Profile photo of Volsunga
    Volsunga Male 18-29
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    January 25, 2011 at 11:51 am
    @Madest
    Your article confirms my claims. Why are you implying that it doesn`t? I wasn`t using the example as evidence that they are domesticated, but that I have a greater than average understanding of their classification under my local law, which classifies them as "domesticated" so long as obtained through a qualified breeder.
  25. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4809 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 11:57 am
    Just imagine how loud it is for him when a piece of carrot hits the cushion.
  26. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    January 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm
    crakrjak, all domestic dogs were bred from wolves. that is what i was talking about.
  27. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    January 25, 2011 at 12:04 pm
    oh, and if you didnt know that, read select sections here.
  28. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 12:16 pm
    wow its a fox!
  29. Profile photo of NottaSpy
    NottaSpy Male 40-49
    881 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 12:26 pm
    Dogs are domesticated wolves. Not only that, but a project that has been running for 60 years in Russia has domesticated foxes. Does CrakrJak ever get tired of being so completely wrong?
  30. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 12:30 pm
    Even if it was wild, what`s the worst thing it could do? Bite your pinky off?
  31. Profile photo of Padiddle
    Padiddle Female 13-17
    192 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 1:12 pm
    I melted from the cuteness.
  32. Profile photo of Sonic2001
    Sonic2001 Male 18-29
    160 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 1:46 pm
    Dawwwwwwwwwwwww!
  33. Profile photo of nijd
    nijd Male 18-29
    267 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 1:50 pm
    Fatninja, you have like a million posts, yet all of them say nothing and are 4 words or less. lol.

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    Zed68 Male 40-49
    1015 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm
    "These foxes are no appropriate as a family pet. They have naturally wild behaviors, such as the skittishness just seen, that do not make them good pets."

    One of my grandparents neighbours had a domesticated fox, I played with it in the fields for a whole summer month when I was 8, My dad even filmed it.
  35. Profile photo of GeFeldz
    GeFeldz Male 18-29
    135 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 2:25 pm
    Mow that`s one cute mammal!
  36. Profile photo of thefireguy22
    thefireguy22 Male 18-29
    419 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 2:49 pm
    cutest f$#king thing i`ve seen yet on IAB.
  37. Profile photo of xiquiripat
    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    January 25, 2011 at 2:54 pm
    When I was ten or so there was this fox that used to hang around our place and I eventually got him to eat out of my hand. Then the neighbor shot him.
  38. Profile photo of xKiesix
    xKiesix Female 18-29
    448 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    They have domesticated foxes.
    Just like they have domesticated squirrels. Go look it up.
  39. Profile photo of Kalon
    Kalon Male 13-17
    369 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 3:36 pm
    Then the crocidile hunter comes into veiw: "Look ere! Its a domesticated fannic fox en ets natural habitat. Ima go rassle me up sum grub."
    Yum
  40. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7378 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 4:18 pm
    Because people keep them as pets doesn`t mean they`re domesticated. They`re no more domesticated than a snake or a turtle or a bird for that matter. Vanity has no bounds apparently.
  41. Profile photo of mogman45
    mogman45 Male 18-29
    224 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 4:29 pm
    + xiquiripat
  42. Profile photo of mollyscary
    mollyscary Female 13-17
    259 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 4:33 pm
    I NEED ONE.
  43. Profile photo of CoyoteKing
    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
    2988 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 4:38 pm
    I can haz one?
  44. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
    3599 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 4:45 pm
    awww.... WANT!!!
  45. Profile photo of piperfawn
    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4916 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 5:15 pm
    Guys also if is cute and you want him as a pet this don`t mean you are going to do a good thing for him. This animal is wild, the history of this species is not linked with humans like dogs cats or horses. He is born in the wild and to live in the wild. Taking him in your house is kinda cruel. Is like to cut wings to a bird.
  46. Profile photo of MizMeg
    MizMeg Female 18-29
    98 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 5:21 pm
    kitty+bunny=fennec fox=<3
  47. Profile photo of Brian 61316
    Brian 61316 Male 18-29
    741 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 5:43 pm
    Every time i see a Fennec fox or i see people fighting over whether they are domesticated or not, I always get reminded of Le Petit Prince
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    lee-schizo Female 18-29
    296 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 7:14 pm
    lol i kinda knew The Dro stuff would get on here soon. ^.^ cute. he also has arctic fox named Spooky lol. everyone should listen to the dro`s band dead star assembly. bump lol
  49. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
    2402 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 7:46 pm
    I want too, but State of Hawaii says no.
  50. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 9:21 pm
    cobrakiller & NottaSpy: Madest said it, Just because somebody seems to have tamed a few examples, enough to be non-violent, doesn`t mean they are domesticated.
  51. Profile photo of fuzzykeeko
    fuzzykeeko Female 30-39
    42 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm
    this is precious....in the wild.these are meant to be protected and loved in the Wild! we watch these videos and all say `we want`, but this is not a trend, its a responsibility, it makes me sick that this bit of nature can be paid for with no thought about how they are aquired, and what it means to `own` it.
  52. Profile photo of Slo
    Slo Female 18-29
    29 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 9:44 pm
    fuzzykeeko-How do you think normal dogs got to be house pets dear?....It is something that happens.......you should get over yourself these animals have it better in a home with a loving family and obviously he is not too upset about it
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    ericka225 Female 18-29
    219 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:18 pm
    I know dogs can eat vegetables i didnt know animals like foxes ate stuff like that tho .. hum learn something new everyday
  54. Profile photo of greggas
    greggas Male 40-49
    27 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:40 pm
    all i can say is, he chews his food better than i do.
  55. Profile photo of NottaSpy
    NottaSpy Male 40-49
    881 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:42 pm
    CrakrJak, what madest said is true, but when you said that "No one has bred a wolf to be domesticated", you were completely wrong. Man domesticated wolves which we call dogs today. The proof that it can be done is the ongoing experiment in Russia where they have domesticated foxes. I am not talking about people taking pets and calling them domesticated, I am talking about the accidental domestication of dogs and the intentional domestication of foxes.

    The experiment they are running in Russia is fascinating if you would only open your mind and let reality in.
  56. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
    2506 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 10:43 pm
    Cali says no to everything ):
  57. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    January 25, 2011 at 11:09 pm
    NottaSpy: And I`m saying it takes a lot more than contact with humans to "Domesticate" any animal species.

    As I said before, Taming a few examples does not equal domestication.

    From Wiki: A great difference exists between a tame animal and a domesticated animal. The term "domesticated" refers to an entire species or variety while the term "tame" can refer to just one individual within a species or variety. Humans have tamed many thousands of animals that have never been truly domesticated.
  58. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
    2402 posts
    January 25, 2011 at 11:55 pm
    CrakrJak is correct. A domesticated animal is a breed in the service of humans. Example: Dogs and certain classes of species in sub-categories are bred for specific duties. Even the arrogant cat. Certain species are bred for specific actions.

    Now if you had a Dolf/ Half wolf and half dog. They are beautiful to look at but that is all they are bred to do. there is no specific order of domestication. It`s wildness of the wolf and part domestication gives it confusing sense of innate nature.

    To make a domesticated breed form a wild breed. You must use Belyaev`s method of domestication. it usually takes 10 generations of careful selection of breeding.

    The fox is cute, but was more than likely raised out it`s environment and had been around it`s feeders. The humans with it are the alpha pair. Strangers will most likely be bit.
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    ryanisrufus Male 18-29
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    January 26, 2011 at 12:23 am
    Ratchet???
  60. Profile photo of MattPrince
    MattPrince Male 40-49
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    January 26, 2011 at 5:12 am
    Tameness <> Domestication.

    Just a clade, no serious division of these definitions imho. Domestication is just tameness taken to the max - and it doesn`t take much for most `domesticated` animals to go feral.
  61. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
    7473 posts
    January 26, 2011 at 6:57 am
    crakrjak, then we are in agreement, man has domesticated wolves. Dogs are domesticated wolves. and according to your argument and the dictionary definition
    "1.to convert (animals, plants, etc.) to domestic uses; tame.
    2.to tame (an animal), esp. by generations of breeding, to live in close association with human beings as a pet or work animal and usually creating a dependency so that the animal loses its ability to live in the wild.
    3.to adapt (a plant) so as to be cultivated by and beneficial to human beings.
    4.to accustom to household life or affairs.
    5.to take (something foreign, unfamiliar, etc.) for one`s own use or purposes; adopt.
    6.to make more ordinary, familiar, acceptable, or the like: to domesticate radical ideas."

    we have domesticated wolves into dogs. So case closed, im glad to see we are in agreement. have a great day.

  62. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    January 26, 2011 at 7:30 am
    a nice coat in the making
  63. Profile photo of Dragonluna
    Dragonluna Female 13-17
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    January 26, 2011 at 9:15 am
    IT`S SO RETARDEDLY ADORABLE MAKE IT STOOOOOPPP.
  64. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
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    January 26, 2011 at 5:17 pm
    @cobrakiller

    Are you referring to scientific sense or the everyday English sense of the word `domestication` and `tame`?

    In the veterinarian field `tame` is not used. The definition we use to describe a `domesticated animal` is such:

    "An animal that has been housed and fed by man for generations and has little fear of man as a result. Some domestic animals learn to depend on human provision so completely that they have little ability to survive if returned to a natural habitat".

    Tame is such a vague word to describe such. It may be tame based on it`s dependence, but it may have feral tendencies as it may revert to it`s natural ways. Bulls are considered domesticated but also display feral tendencies as well.
    If I brought out a person to a pasture with a bull, and said he was tame. That person might assume it was safe to go to the bull. Yet the bull makes a charge. Therefore he is not safe to be around.

    A better English word t
  65. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
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    January 26, 2011 at 5:21 pm
    @cobrakiller
    continued.....

    I would suggest using the phrase "safe to handle" rather than the false impression `tame` might lead toward. Don`t you think so? That is why `tame is not used in veterinarian terms.
  66. Profile photo of PfulHouse
    PfulHouse Male 30-39
    371 posts
    January 28, 2011 at 3:06 pm
    What the heck fox dude? It`s a carrot! You don`t have to kill it first. Just swallow the darn things. A cat wouldn`t play with a dead mouse that much!

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