Urban fox

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Working as a Hospital porter a call came in in the wee small hours for a jolley trolley run down to the Mortuary, which was seperated from the main hospital Pulling up to the Mortuary my co worker spotted a pair of foxes cutting across the small field behind the Mortuary. The foxes stopped and just calmly regarded us until trotting on their way. Thirty odd years ago it was a lot less common to see a fox in the middle of a city.
 

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When we lived in Barnes, in London, I would see a few almost everyday, especially on earlies or nights. Since moving out of London 20 years ago, I have seen 3. Two when I used to get the the 5:45 train into work, both walking along the track. and one crossing the road in front of the car last week.
 

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Would a fox catch and kill a rat ?
Can’t says there is any urban foxes around my way.
When doing a pest control job round the lakes, a fox did pick up 2 rats, It was sat just at the back of a rat hole and got them when they stuck their heads out. Don't know about urban though as we don't get them in the village.
 

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I work in crowborough east Sussex, and as a taxi driver I work Friday and Saturday nights. Nearly every road I turn into there will be a fox , they are everywhere here.
 

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When we lived in Barnes, in London, I would see a few almost everyday, especially on earlies or nights. Since moving out of London 20 years ago, I have seen 3. Two when I used to get the the 5:45 train into work, both walking along the track. and one crossing the road in front of the car last week.
That's probably because they get treated as vermin out of the cities and get shot
 

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They are a nuisance species around us - one house in the street has a set under their shed and feeds them - all of our gardens are wrecked from them digging up lawns:

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If I was still in valleys Wales not in suburban Kent then they would be ex foxes but using even a moderated .223 in my garden would have an ARV around in very short order
 
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