(DAILYMAIL) — Lying in a hospital bed with his hand swathed in bandages, this is the five-week-old baby who had his finger ripped off by a fox.

Denny Dolan’s terrified mother Hayley Cawley found her living room ‘covered in blood’ and the fox mauling her son during the attack in their home.

Last night Denny’s aunt said she believed the fox had been trying to ‘drag the baby out of the house’ when the child’s mother came across the horrifying scene.

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