04/25/2017 04:42 EDT

Cute Fox Befriends Miners In Northwest Territories

A group of miners in the Northwest Territories were probably happy to have this adorable distraction from work.

The diamond miners were at their camp when a curious red fox approached them, sniffing one man's hand and cellphone as he filmed the video.

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According to Canadian Geographic, red foxes are nocturnal, and are always on the hunt, even if they've eaten. So, the friendly critter was probably just looking for a snack.

Watch the video above.

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