The most famous species of fox is the red fox, which has a characteristic red coat.
The most famous species of fox is the red fox, which has a characteristic red coat and white chest. Its large, bushy tail helps the small predator keep its balance when running. On cold days, it wraps its tail around its body like a blanket to keep itself warm.
Foxes especially love eating field mice, frogs, worms and fruit.
- Scientific name: vulpes vulpes
- Global home: Europe, Asia, North Africa, North America
- Conservation status: Least concern
- Primary habitat: grassland#, Forest