Red fox

Common name: Red fox

Scientific name Vulpes vulpes

Class: Mammalia

Order: Carnivora

Family: Canidae

Nutrition  Reptiles, amphibians, birds, other mammals. Its diet may also includes insects and berries.

Features: Its fur is reddish in colour. It normally lives in pairs, with cubs, although solitary specimens or in groups of 4 or 6 adults can sometimes be observed. It prefers to hunt at dusk. To communicate with each other they also use scent traces released by special glands on its body.

Curiosity: The fox can jump up to 3 meters in length but cannot climb trees.

Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, Australia
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