Friendly fox becomes celebrity at Villa Pamphilj in Rome.
In recent weeks a friendly fox has been attracting increasing attention in Villa Pamphilj, Rome's largest park.
The animal has been christened Olimpia, after the 17th-century Pamphilj princess whose family owned the villa before it passed to the Italian state in 1957.
Olimpia has become something of a celebrity in Rome, with local newspapers running stories with titles such as "The fox that thinks it's a dog".
In recent days Olimpia has apparently been spotted with her 'fidanzato' (boyfriend), who also has a name: Giulio.
Photo La Stampa
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Olimpia the Fox: mascot of Rome's biggest park
Villa Pamphili, Via Vitellia, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
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