Foxes are very different from dogs, wolves, and other members of the canine family. Their habits are usually nocturnal and solitary (unlike dogs that tend to pack).
They do not communicate by barking, but through body postures and tail movements, or highly characteristic howling and shrieking. Please Browse this page to get the fox coloring pictures to print.
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Foxes reach longevity of 10 years, and in captivity, they can outlive it by as much as 17 years. Compared to other animals in their scientific family, they are noticeably smaller, differentiating them from wolves, jackals, and domestic dogs.
Its distinctive feature is its slender snout and long, thick tail measuring up to 35 cm. Its sense of smell is the most developed, followed by the ear. On the other hand, it is an excellent swimmer and reaches speeds of 55 km/h.
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During the winter, it takes shelter in caves but does not go into hibernation. They’re lonely animals. They do not form large herds like other canids but can walk in pairs of males and females or a single male with several females.
They are not very fond of living with humans, so despite being from the same family as the domestic dog, they do not use themselves as pets.
Males mark their territory with body secretions and are capable of fighting other foxes to defend it. They have nocturnal or twilight habits.
They’re omnivorous. To capture their prey, they use their jumping technique, which they acquire at an early age.
With this skill, their hunt is almost always successful. The twilight hours are the time chosen to go out in search of their food.
They feed on grasshoppers, fruits, berries, rodents, rabbits, snakes, scorpions, insects, fish, fruits, and birds, eating up to one kilo of food per day.
They live at different latitudes such as the forests of Europe, North Africa, Central Asia, and America, mainly in forested areas and the North Pole. They have a worldwide distribution as they are found in all continents except Antarctica.