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A fox can be any of 23 medium-sized carnivore species in the family Canidae, most commonly a member of the genus Vulpes, and in particular the well-known Red Fox, Vulpes vulpes. Foxes tend to be small by comparison with other members of their family like wolves, jackals, and domestic dogs; to have slender, slightly flattened skulls, pointed muzzles, moderately short legs, large ears, and long, bushy tails.

Unlike many canids, foxes are not pack animals; they are solitary, opportunistic feeders that hunt live prey by stealth and surprise, and gather a wide variety of other foods ranging from grasshoppers to fruit and berries.

Foxes include members of the following genera:

Vulpes ("foxes" in the strict sense, ten species)
Alopex (Arctic Fox)
Fennecus (Fennec)
Urocyon (two species: Gray Fox and Island Fox)
Lycalopex (Hoary Fox)
Pseudalopex (South American foxes, four species, e.g. Culpeo)
Dusicyon (Falkland Island Fox)
Cerdocyon (Crab-eating Fox)

some countries foxes are a serious pest when imported. This is a recurring pattern in colonization. Plants and animals, though perfectly suited to their environmental niche in their home country, become a serious pest when taken to a different part of the world.

In Australia, for example, feral Red Foxes are probably the single most harmful invasive animal, being responsible for more extinctions than even cats and rabbits. Deliberately introduced as a quarry for the sport of fox hunting, they are now seen as a pest by farmers because of the toll they take on young lambs, goats and poultry, and are hunted by professional and amateur shooters, particularly by spotlighting.

Ironically, certain varieties of fox in other parts of the world are an endangered species. The first example of the introduction of the fox into a new habitat by humans seems to be neolithic Cyprus.

In Western culture, the fox is a familiar animal of folklore, a symbol for cunning. (See Trickster). The species is also a popular animal for furry characters.
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INFO LINKS
Swift-Fox
Canadian Wildlife Services
Site gives information about denning, mating, breeding habits, diet, behavior and predators of swift fox Read More
Black-backed Jackal
Kenya Beasts
Pictures of Black-backed Jackal Read More
Side Striped Jackal
SafariCamLive.com - African Wildlife to the World
Side Striped Jackal Read More
Blanford's fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Blanford's fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Cape fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Cape fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Crab-eating fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Crab-eating fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Golden jackal
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Golden jackal: Facts and Pictures Read More
Hoary fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Hoary fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Kit fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Kit fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Pale fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Pale fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Side-striped jackal
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Side-striped jackal: Facts and Pictures Read More
Small-eared dog
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Small-eared dog: Facts and Pictures Read More
Tibetan sand fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Tibetan sand fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Flying Fox
PBS
Fun facts. Good for kids. "Unlike their smaller cousins, the bats, flying foxes roost outside in the sun rather than in caves". Read More
Arctic Fox
National Geographic
Arctic Fox fact sheet and pictures; video clip Read More
Fennec Fox
National Geographic
Fennec Fox fact sheet and pictures Read More
Red Fox
National Geographic
Red Fox fact sheet and pictures; audio clip Read More
Arctic Fox
The Living Schoolbook - The Cyberzoo project
General information, niche habitat information, and adaptation of Arctic Fox Read More
Red Fox
The Mammal Society - The Voice for British Mammals
"highly adaptable species, found in nearly all habitats from salt marshes and sand dunes to the tops of mountains." Narrative Read More
Gray Fox
Animal Tracks of Humboldt County
Natural History of Gray Fox, Identifying Gray Fox tracks. Read More
Blackbacked Jackal
SafariCamLive.com - African Wildlife to the World
"They are also known as the Silver Backed/Saddle Backed Jackal". Categorized brief information on distribution, diet, habitat, breeding, etc. Read More
Arctic fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Categorized information on life span, physical description, distribution, etc. "Unlike some Arctic mammals, these foxes do not hibernate and can withstand temperatures as low as -50 degrees Celsius". Read More
Bat-eared fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
These bats have long ears, Categorized information on life span, physical description,habitat,diet, behavior, reproduction, etc.  Read More
Grey fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Grey fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Red fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Red fox: Facts and Pictures Read More
Sand fox
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Categorized information. "These small foxes emit a loud "wow" call, ending in two yaps. They have been hunted indiscriminantly as vermin over the last 100 years". Read More
Bat-eared Fox
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Narrative on Bat-eared Fox; includes habitat, food, and behavioral information Read More
Fennec Fox
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Narrative on Fennec Fox; includes habitat, food, and behavioral information Read More
Gray Fox
Desert USA
"The Gray Fox is the only member of the dog family that can climb trees, usually to seek refuge or in search of roosting birds". Information on habitat, description,life cycle, etc. Read More
Swift Fox
The Wild Ones
An interesting narrative. "The swift fox is now endangered in 90% of its historical habitat range". Read More
Jackal
African Wildlife Foundation
Detailed fact sheet Read More
Fennec Fox
National Zoo
Fennec Fox fact sheet Read More
Bat-eared Fox
Kenya Beasts
Pictures of Bat-eared Fox Read More
Bat-eared Fox
SafariCamLive.com - African Wildlife to the World
"They are very good diggers and will sometimes dig their own burrow or use a old one created by another creature like the Aardvark".  Read More
Red Fox
The Longpoint schoolhouse
Nice images Read More
Black-backed jackal
BBC Nature: Wildfacts
Categorized information. "These nocturnal dogs tend to spend the day hidden in bush, emerging at dusk to hunt". Read More
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