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Knowing More About Foxes And Their Different Types

If you are someone who is interested in learning animals, this article will talk about one type of specie which is the fox. Have you seen a red fox already? A lots of people in the country have already seen one.

Just like other animals, they are also omnivorous. However, they have light feet. The truth is that some people have a hard time identifying foxes when they see one because they are believed to be the same as other mammals. This is also because they almost look the same as the dogs, jackals and wolves. The truth is they are different from these mammals. When you see a fox, you would see bushy tail, pointed noise, lithe frame, thin and long legs.

Foxes are actually very social in nature. Unlike other animals out there, they have flexible lives. Do you know that foxes can survive in many different locations across the globe? Actually, if you study more about them, you can know where they are located. Indeed, they live in different homes. They also have varied diet unlike other animals out there.

A lot of people want to know more about foxes through their size. The truth is that almost all of them have the same size. They are often confused with dogs because of their medium size. One type of fox, which is very small in size, in fact, the smallest of them all, is the fennec cat. Its size is just about 9 inches or 23 centimeters. On the other hand, there are also big foxes that are around 34 inches in size. In fact, some of them have tails that grow very long, around 22 inches. They are considered to be light because they are not big in size. The fennec cat, the smallest among the types of fox, just have a 1.5 pound weight. On the other hand, you can find the biggest fox to weight around 24 pounds.

The truth is that foxes have very interesting habits that are different from other animals out there. Just like dogs, they live in packs. When you see a group of foxes, they are called skulk, leash or earth. It just means that they like to live together with their families. Aside from that, they hunt for food at night that is why they are called nocturnal. That is why you don’t always see them during day time because they just sleep. The truth is that whenever they feel safe to hunt in a certain location, that will be the perfect time for them, regardless if that is daytime or nighttime. Some places keep foxes safe whenever they hunt during day time, that is why the location can change the time they hunt. They are very good hunters because they have very sharp eyes.