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IN PICTURES: This fox can't stop staring through Swedish couple's window

The fox. Photo: Ann-Charlotte Strömwall

Published: 18.Jan.2018 16:27 hrs

A taste of Christmas ham was enough to ensure that a couple in western Sweden now have a regular visitor, as a local fox turns up night after night to stare in their living room window.

The animal first started coming to the house in Lysekil just before Christmas, and has taken to climbing up on the table on the porch and looking in, doing so for around an hour each time. The couple say they only feed it occasionally, but that appears to have been enough to make it a regular.

"There's been a big debate over whether you should feed wild animals or not. He's been given something to eat on a plate when it's really cold outside. And a piece of Christmas ham on Christmas Eve, of course," Ann-Charlotte Strömwall told local paper Bohusläningen.

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