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Red Fox

Renard roux

Vulpes vulpes

  • Description Description Icon
    Foxes resembles a small, slender dog. They can come in different colours but the tip of their tails is always white. They make very attentive parents staying with the pups until the fall. In winter they eat mainly small mammals like mice, squirrels and rabbits. In the summer months, they will also eat insects, wild berries and vegetable matter. Coyotes and bobcats will prey upon foxes.
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  • Interesting Fact Interesting Fact Icon
    Their burrows often have 2 to 3 openings.