Red Fox

Latin Name: Vulpes vulpes (fox)

Lifespan Wild: 3-12yrs

Lifespan Captivity: 12-15yrs

Social Behavior: Solitary  

Weight: 6-24 lbs

Diet: Om; Small mammals, birds, insects, fruit, carrion

Mating Season: Jan-Feb

Gestation: 52 days

Litter: 3-5

Active: Nocturnal, Crepuscular

Notes: 28 different vocalizations

Largest of the true foxes 

Widest distribution of any carnivore member

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