Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes


Conservation Status

  • Red Foxes are adapted to a variety of habitats and thrive in urban and suburban environments. 
  • Red Fox are an invasive species in Australia and have greatly impacted native species of mammals and birds in the country. 
  • Females foxes are vixens, males are known as dogs, tods or reynards, and young are called kits. 
  • Foxes are social animals and form close-knit families. Kits will remain with their parents to help raise the families next generation.

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