Orphan fox cubs snuggle up to carers

ALONGSIDE the many animals being cared for at the centre are foxes Demi and Dudley.Brought in five weeks ago at only five days old, Dudley faced a 90-mile trip after being found motherless in Lincolnshire, and is now being raised as a pet by the Garners.

ALONGSIDE the many animals being cared for at the centre are foxes Demi and Dudley.

Brought in five weeks ago at only five days old, Dudley faced a 90-mile trip after being found motherless in Lincolnshire, and is now being raised as a pet by the Garners.

However, once Demi has recovered - she was found aged two weeks, underweight and covered in hundreds of tics - she will be heading back into the wild this autumn.

John said that they were poles apart: “We keep them separate because of their different futures, and though they have gone nose-to-nose before Dudley is now more interested in people. If their eyes haven't opened, as Dudley's hadn't when he came in, then you can raise them yourselves- you are all they know and are like a parent to them.”


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