Advertisement

Fox steals 38 boules balls

Share this article

Fox steals 38 boules balls
Patrice Cazes
09:53 CEST+02:00
Pétanque player Patrick Cazes discovered a fox was stealing his boules after installing a infra-red camera on his bowling pitch.

Patrick Cazes, an amateur player of pétanque – a form of boules popular in southern France – couldn’t figure out why his boules kept disappearing, French daily La dépèche reports. The resident of a small village called Péburthe near Toulouse enjoyed playing boules on his own bowling pitch. 

He would regularly leave his boules out on the pitch instead of taking them home. That’s when they started disappearing. 38 boules vanished in February and March this year. 

At first Cazes suspected children in his village had taken them and left them somewhere else. 

It wasonly when he decided to install an infra-red camera in his bowling pitch that Cazes got to the bottom of the story.

A young fox was stealing his boules, grabbing them in his jaw and taking them away. Cazes has decided to publish footage of the fox online here.

But there’s one thing Cazes admits he doesn’t understand. Why wasn’t the fox interested in the henhouse nearby?

See Patrick Cazes' footage of the fox here:

Share this article

Advertisement

From our sponsors

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

Advertisement
Advertisement
4,405 Jobs
Click here to start your job search
Advertisement
Advertisement

Popular articles

Advertisement
Advertisement