The now-weekly snowfalls keep threatening to render the little slice of heaven Capitol Hill dwellers call home inhospitable to man or beast.
Good thing the four-legged friends who’ve taken up residence around town refuse to let Mother Nature ruin their fun.
The last time we checked in on Capitol Hill Fox emotions were still running high after a widely reported death scare . What a difference a few weeks makes.
View Capitol Hill Fox sightings in a larger map CHF has, apparently, kept busy visiting local landmarks.
In the most well documented adventure yet, CHF kicked off Valentine’s Day by posing right in front of the Capitol, before bolting towards the National Mall for some art appreciation. An enthralled fan followed the fox over to the National Gallery, where CHF displayed proper pedestrian protocol by sticking to the sidewalk:
The aesthetic itch scratched, CHF elected to get back to nature, scampering off into the snowy wilds:
Meanwhile, fellow journo Carl Hulse discovered a certain bright-eyed interloper staring back at him just a few nights back.
Where's @CapitolHillFox? Someone's playing possum in my backyard on the Hill. pic.twitter.com/fUnVUrRx22 — carl hulse (@hillhulse) February 24, 2014
Hiding out, are we, Mr. Possum ?
Guilty conscience got you on the run?