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The Red Fox

scientific name  "Vulpes Vulpes"  means "fox fox."


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Red foxes are scarcer in southeast Georgia than their Grey Fox relatives.Red fox prefer forest edges, farm land,and sand ridges for their hunting territory. They  usually hunt alone at night . They are opportunist, and will eat whatever is available. Their favorite food is field mice, rats, rabbits, and small birds.They will hunt wide ranges of up to 3 or 4 miles . An adult Red fox  can weigh up to 15 pounds. They prefer undergound dens and are good at digging .However, they cannot climb trees like the Grey fox.


Red Fox Tracks

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Red Fox Related Websites/Links::

Red Fox Ecology

Minnesota Red Fox