Fox Facts & Trivia
- A female fox is called a “vixen” and a male fox is called a “dog fox” or a “tod”
- Foxes are a type of dog and they are the only ones that are able to retract their claws
- When fox pups are born, they are unable to see, hear, or walk
- Foxes eat just about anything, ranging from berries to birds
- Grey foxes are the only type of dogs that can climb trees
- A fox’s den is an underground burrow
- Foxes are members of the dog family.
- Fox are loners except mating season.
- Foxes are omnivorous mammals that are light on their feet.
- Baby foxes live with parents until over six months old
- The fennec fox weighs only 3 pounds and lives in the Sahara.
- An Arctic Fox can handle temperatures at -70 Celsius.
- A group of foxes is called a skulk and leash.
- There are 37 species of foxes, but only 12 belong to the genus vulpes or true foxes.
- Foxes are around the same size as medium-sized dogs
- The Red Fox is the most common.
- Bat eared foxes listen for insects
- A fox is much like a cat in being a night animal with vision and hunting style.
- Foxes have whiskers on their legs and face, which help them to navigate
- Grey foxes can retract their claws like cats do
- Red foxes can reportedly hear a watch ticking 40 yards away!
- Foxes have musky smell comes from scent glands at the base of their tail
- A fox can run at a speed of about 23 miles per hour for short periods of time.
- The fox doesn’t attack or kill humans.
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Chordata
- Class: Mammalia
- Order: Carnivora
- Family: Canidae
- My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox,(2011)
- Fantastic Mr Fox, (2009)
- The Fox and the Child, (2007)
- The Fox and the Hound, (1982)
- A Life of a Silver Fox, (1973)
- Robin Hood, (1973)
- The Belstone Fox, (1973)
- Fox on the Run by Sweet
- Fox on the Run, Manfred Mann
- Foxes Mate For Life, Born Ruffian’s
- Sly Fox by Nas
- The Fox by Elton John
- Crazy Like A Fox, TV Show
- Foxy Loxy, from Disney’s Chicken Little
- Marist College Red Foxes, Sports team
- Mr. Fox, from the book and movie “Fantastic Mr. Fox”
- Pablo the Little Red Fox, A BBC Series
- Robin Hood and Maid Marian, From Disney’s Robin Hood
- Swiper, from the TV series “Dora the Explorer”
- The Fox Family, Animated Series Maple Town
- Tod, from the movie “The Fox and the Hound”
- Vic, from the movie “The Little Fox”
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