Red Fox Vulpes vulpes

Going solo: unlike wolves, which are pack animals, red foxes live solitary lives.

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ORIGIN:
North America, Asia, Europe and North Africa

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HABITAT:
Forests, deserts, mountains and grasslands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
7-30 lbs
Height: 2-3 ft

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DIET:
Small mammals, birds, insects and fruits

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PREDATORS:
Bears, coyotes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp teeth

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REPRODUCTION:
50-day gestation; sexually mature at 10 months

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 12 yrs in human care

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