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ANCHORAGE, AK — A group of researchers studying sea lions in Round Island, Alaska, saw a fox coming along. Being the curious people they are, they decided to set up a video camera to record the animal.

Unfortunately, the fox was more aware of its surroundings than the sea lions. The animal immediately spots the camera, chomps down on it and tries to carry it away to eat later.

After a brief chase, the researchers were able to recover the camera. The fox managed to chew off part of the lens.