He is cunning and courageous, and outwits hunters at every turns . . . Vulpes was the pride of his parents, the smartest pup of the litter--and he grew into a fast, quick-witted red fox whose abilities became legend among the forest's hunters. Other foxes avoid the hunt. Not Vulpes. He relishes leading men and hounds on hopeless chases across the countryside, slipping away at the last moment. But one day, Vulpes meets his match, coming face to face with a hunter as wily as he is. But the hunter has a gun.
"A distinguished animal story full of the feel of the wild and the vigor of a life in that wild."-- Library Journal