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Interesting Facts About Foxes

A lot of people want to know the different kinds of foxes out there which this article will share. Have you seen a red fox already? A lots of people in the country have already seen one.

They are one of the omnivorous mammals in the world. The other interesting thing you should know about this is that their feet which moves lightly. 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. They are different from others in a way that they look different with their lithe frame, bushy tail, thin long legs and pointed nose.

One common characteristics that they have is social. They are also different in the way they live because they live their lives with flexibility. Do you know that foxes can survive in many different locations across the globe? This also means that they can survive living in different locations. Their homes are located in various places of the world. They also have varied diet unlike other animals out there.

What makes them different from others is their size. Do you know that most foxes are of the same size? Just like dogs, they have medium-sized body. One type of fox, which is very small in size, in fact, the smallest of them all, is the fennec cat. The size is actually around 23 centimeters. However, other species are bigger as they can have a size up to 34 inches. This type of foxes can have very long tail that can grow up to 22 inches. Just like other mammals, they are not heavy and big. In fact, the smallest fox just has 1.5 pounds weight. The biggest type of fox can actually grow up to 24 pounds in weight.

It is also interesting to know about the habits of foxes. Together with other foxes like them, they live together in packs that makes them social creatures. Their group are called in different names like skulk, earth or leash. It just means that they like to live together with their families. They don’t always good out on day time, but rather they go out at night to look for food to eat and survive. On day time, they just sleep. One factor that could change their hunting time is the location where they live. Most foxes hunt at night because they feel safer going out at night than during daytime. They can easily see food when they hunt because of their sharp eyes.