I'm sure this Red Fox had a purpose other than ours, which was going to find a Moccasin Slipper in bloom, but when it ran out onto the railroad tracks in front of us and took the lead, we followed. It knew we were there, quite a fair distance behind, for every now and then it would stop and and take a look at us. I am always wary and cautious of wild animals when they are close and we kept our distance, relying upon my camera lens to take us closer. It appeared to look healthy and energetic and curious and as we soon discovered, hungry too. I was amazed at the skill of this wily creature for within just a few seconds, it stopped, moved off to the side of the railroad bed, stealthily approached some sort of prey, and returned to the side of the tracks with it in its mouth.