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Red Fox Stops By New Canaan Home: They 'Need Not Be Feared,' Officials Say
A red fox made a surprise visit to a Fairfield County home as the homeowner's cat watched while safely indoors.
The visit happened at a New Canaan home on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
The curious critter, identified as a red fox by its reddish fur, black legs and ears, and white-tipped tail, was seen venturing onto the homeowner's porch and yard.
According to the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), the animals are commonly found living near human residences, as they can find plenty of food, water, and shelter, especially in yards.
The foxes are accustomed to …
Forecasters Eyeing Potential Tropical System As End Of Hurricane Season Nears
With just one week remaining in the 2023 hurricane system, forecasters are monitoring a system that could form in the Atlantic.
It's located in the central subtropical Atlantic.
"This system could become a subtropical or tropical storm late this week or over the weekend," the National Hurricane Center said in a statement issued early Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 23.
No matter what happens with the system, the 2023 hurricane season, which began on Thursday, June 1, and ends on Thursday, Nov. 30, will have a higher number of named storms compared to the historica…