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More Mammals

Red Fox

The red fox is typically active at dusk (crepuscular) or at night (nocturnal), but is often active in the day in more undisturbed areas. A member of the dog family and is often seen in the countryside but urban foxes are on the increase, becoming bolder.

It is now our most widespread wild canine species in the world. Red foxes can produce 28 different vocalisations.  The male red fox is referred to as a dog, while the female is known as a vixen. The red fox’s tail is known as a brush, and can be used by the fox as a warm cover in cold weather.

DID YOU KNOW? A female fox is called a 'vixen'.

Current Status

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

Key Facts

Omnivores, rodents, rabbits, fruit.
Canidae
3 years wild
12 years captivity
Least Concern
Europe, Asia, North America and introduced into Australia.
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