Thanks, @Nic! You’re right—it must be a fox. Since I last posted, I have lost 3 more little food boxes. Last night, I weighted one down with quite a heavy rock and put the food in on top. This morning, it was moved to the other side of the path, with the rock still in it. There is no way a hedgehog did that! The other night, I also heard quite a large animal going over the back wall. It’s about 3 metres tall, but I gather foxes can climb well. I read about a fox in Berlin that had amassed a hoard of well over 100 flip-flops… I guess this one is getting a collection of takeaway boxes. My neighbours have loaned me their camera trap, so tonight we will reveal the identity of the box thief!
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