Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/54397

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Canidae
Genus:Vulpes
Genus species:Vulpes vulpes

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:45-84 cm
Weight:4-5 kg
Identification:The coloring of an Asian red fox can vary from pale yellowish-red to deep reddish-brown.
Habitat:Woodlands, open country, urban areas
Diet:Carnivore: rodents, rabbits, hares, birds, insects, invertebrates
Reproduction:The breeding season for North American red foxes varies according to the geographic range of the specific population. Gestation lasts 51-63 days, after which four pups are born. Both parents help to care for the young, which are weaned by ten weeks of age.
Red foxes are generally solitary animals.
Behavior:These animals are well known for their intelligence and adaptability.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Northern North America
Eastern North America
Europe
Asia
Date:1974-07 Subjects:canine
Asian red fox
dog
Red fox
Vulpes
Foxes
Canidae
Carnivora
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Predatory animals