East of Bakersfield, California
2013 California Wildlife Photo of the Year (CA DFW) This young kit fox is racing back to its den after being startled by a passing red-tailed hawk. The fox had amazing speed and agility as it flew over uneven ground back to the den and the other kits.
Sharpened, light levels, cropped in a little.
Nikon D3s body, 500mm f4 lens, ISO 400, 1/1600 second at f4, tripod, raw converted to jpg.