Foxes are one of the world’s most fascinating
animals because of their appearance, their
behavior and other attributes that
interest researchers such as anatomy, bone
structure and hunting techniques. They are
mammals and are omnivorous. Their feet are
usually considered to be light because they are
always on toes and run every time they see a
predator around or run fast after their prey.
The fox comes from the dog (Canidae) family
which also includes the wolves and the jackals.
They are usually differentiated from their dog
family members because of that pointed nose,
that agile frame, the legs which are usually
thin and a tail that is usually bushy.
Where do these foxes live?
Foxes are usually found in areas with thick forests. They can also be found in grasslands, mountain areas and also in deserts. Foxes also adapt properly to human environments such as the suburbs, inside communities large in number and in farms. In the thick forested areas they usually feed on vegetables, frogs, fish and sometimes worms. When found in human environments, foxes usually feed on food meant for your pets and also from the waste food in the garbage. They also eat rodents, birds, rabbits and other small animals. Their living in both these areas usually depends on two factors: