|we placed stones wherever we found the digging so that he wouldn't try again but this ended up providing the perfect indicator for new diggings; as you can see, Mr Fox was very busy in this area...|
Originally we thought to build him a ramp up which he could climb and jump down the other side. Although the idea was valid, since it would thwart re-entry, ramp-building proved a challenge and we opted for a simpler, if riskier, solution.
|the gate was secured with a hook so that it stayed only this much ajar: just right for a fox but nobody else, hopefully; some food was placed nearby|
|our side of the fence with the stones covering fox diggings and the wild side of the fence, full of boar furrowing|