Corsac Fox

They are heavily hunted for their fur, but are still common.


Other than humans and predatory birds are their only enemy/predator.

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Corsac fox is more social than other foxes. They will share burrows and form hunting packs. In the winter, Corsac foxes have a very dense whitish-grey fur, which becomes sandy to reddish coloured in the summer. Adapted to arid conditions, the Corsac fox can go without food and water for extended periods of time.

Key Facts

Family:
Canidae
Diet:
Small mammals, birds, reptiles, insects and plants.
Life Span:
2 - 4 years wild | 10 - 12 years captivity
Distribution:
Central Asia including Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia and parts of Russia and China.
Did you know?
Corsac foxes usually give birth to a litter of between 2 and 6, but can have up to 11 pups!

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