A new kind of pet is gaining popularity in Russia – the domesticated fox. The animals are being bred at a research institute in Siberia. Although these foxes are human-friendly, they’ve still got many wild habits.Martyn is a Russian Silver Fox who has never lived in the wild and whose home is a three-bedroom Moscow flat. He’s domesticated but still has some wild habits, like hiding and digging holes.
Being a city fox does come with its challenges, say its owners, Larisa and Boris, who wanted a unique pet.