Switching from mother’s milk to solid food is a real milestone for babies of any species.

It’s a big, necessary step on the path to self-sufficiency. For these three fennec foxes raised in captivity, tasting meat for the first time was quite the event. Their adorable feeding frenzy shows us that one day, they’ll be the cutest little hunters on the planet.

Listen to them squeal as they become protective of their new favorite treat. Aww!

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They’re definitely carnivores, that’s for sure. I’m positive that their appetites (and ears!) will just keep growing. If you got a kick out of these baby foxes, be sure to share this!

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