Stephen Fry

@stephenfry

British Actor, Writer, Lord of Dance, Prince of Swimwear & Blogger - NEVER reads Direct Messages

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This male fossa (usually pronounced to rhyme with "pusher") was probably bolder than usual as its mating season. Very rare to get so close. Amazing luck x

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2139 days ago

This male fossa (usually pronounced to rhyme with "pusher") was probably bolder than usual as its mating season. Very rare to get so close. Amazing luck x

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tamarahigham 2139 days ago

its not pronounced to rhyme with "pusher" in my dodgy Lancashire/Manchester accent, that would sound very odd ;-) But Tis very cute!

MadSciKat 2139 days ago

It looks like a dog or fox with an extra-long tail.

DesmoidSurvivor 2139 days ago

Simply lovely animal. Very alert. Immensely long tail.

MrsFirestarter 2139 days ago

Wow, isn't it big? What a surprise.

Ziggy2207 2139 days ago

Wow! Thats a great photo, its gorgeous.

humiliatdgrape 2139 days ago

Is it related to the dog? It looks to me to be a bit like a dingo.

JaneBelinda 2139 days ago

Was he scavenging?

RubyCosmos 2139 days ago

Well, he certainly seems to see *something* of interest ...

wigoh 2139 days ago

I cannot believe how close you are to him. Nice one.

designmeme 2139 days ago

"The foosa. They are always annoying us by trespassing, interrupting our parties, and ripping our limbs off." :)

loris_sl 2139 days ago

Wow, very close! a wonderful picture - thank you for sharing this.

bev562008 2139 days ago

Nice picture Stephen !

j9rodgers 2139 days ago

that is so close. It is cute.

hermaladroitnes 2139 days ago

Cool! O_O

JessicaHellberg 2139 days ago

wow, that's really close! It's a great picture, thanks a lot!

mayman 2139 days ago

Perhaps it's just me, perhaps it's the lighting, but it looks like a taxidermist has had his way with it!