Foxes ride down slide before frolicking in the snow at rescue center

Ramping up the fun! Foxes ride down a slide before frolicking in the snow in adorable footage from rescue center

  • Two adorable rescue foxes are coaxed with treats to slide down a snowy ramp 
  • Mikayla Raine shows domesticated foxes at sanctuary in Lakeville, Minnesota 
  • Footage, taken January 24, shows Floofala and Serafina playing together in snow

Adorable footage has captured the moment two rescue foxes are coaxed into sliding down a snowy ramp before frolicking in the snow.

Wildlife rescuer Mikayla Raine shows the domesticated foxes taking turns to use the slide at the SaveAFox rescue center in Lakeville, Minnesota on January 24.

The footage, which has since gone viral, shows Floofala and Serafina climbing to the top of the ramp and sliding down before being rewarded with a treat. 

Wildlife rescuer Mikayla Raine shows the domesticated foxes taking turns to use the slide at the SaveAFox rescue center in Lakeville, Minnesota on January 24

The footage, which has since gone viral, shows Floofala and Serafina climbing to the top of the ramp and sliding down before being rewarded with a treat

In the ten-minute video, the foxes are seen using the slide before running off to play with the other residents

In the ten-minute video, the foxes are seen using the slide before running off to play with the other residents.

Mikayla can then be heard asking Serafina: ‘Are you rolling in the snow?’ 

Red fox Dixie, who is also housed at the center, is then seen joining the pair to make the most of the fresh snow.

Mikayla adds: ‘I think Serafina is the only female fox who Dixie has ever really really liked. I think it’s because she helped raise her. 

‘She likes Floofala too, but she loves Serafina.’ 

As Mikayla strokes Dixie, the fox is seen closing its eyes before making a high-pitched noise at Floofala, which means she ‘doesn’t want to be disturbed’. 

One viewer said: ‘They are all so beautiful in their winter coats.’

Another viewer added: ‘You are just so amazing with them… I’m happy they have you!’

Red fox Dixie, who is also housed at the center, is then seen joining the pair to make the most of the fresh snow

One more said: ‘These two are just so adorable together!’ 

Floofala, Dixie and Serafina are three of the residents of Save A Fox rescue service, a domestic rescue center which allows space for foxes, mink and other animals they rescue to ‘feel wild’.

The foxes, which are usually rescued from fur farms, are doted on and even given cuddles with Mikayla.

The animals they save are mostly born in captivity and can’t be returned to nature, instead roaming its large grounds.

Ms Raines has previously stated: ‘We rescue foxes from many different situations.

‘We rescue sick, injured, and orphaned foxes from fur farms. Ones that the farmers believe would not make it.

‘We take in surrendered foxes that were once pets and originally came from breeders. We also take in and rescue found pet foxes.

‘I do not breed my foxes. I only rescue them to take care of any health issues, spay, or neuter and find them good homes.’ 

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