Red Fox - Phil Smith

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Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Mammal, Urban Adapter

  • A medium-sized (7-15 pounds) mammal
  • Primary range is most of the United States except for many parts of the southwestern and western US
  • Most common coat color is red with black legs and very bushy red tail with white tip
  • Habitat includes mostly open areas like fields and yards
  • Omnivorous, eating small mammals, insects, fruits, nuts, and green vegetation