Thursday, March 29, 2012

Black fox is KILLED by car just days after being spotted in countryside

The second black fox to ever be spotted in Britain has died today, just days after it was spotted by an amateur photographer.

The rare creature was killed after it was hit by a car on a busy road in Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, near to where it was first seen by John Moore, 58, on Monday.

Members of the public stopped to see if they could help to save the injured animal after they recognised it from being in the papers, but it was already dead.

According to legend, the black fox is an omen of bad luck, but on this occasion it seems it was the animal whose luck ran out. Read More