Foxy facts for children

  • Foxes are one of the most well known wild animals in the UK, they are native to Britain.
  • The fox is a member of the dog familyIMG_2944
  • Foxes are a little bit bigger than a cat
  • Foxes can live up to 14 years
  • The latin name for fox is “Vulpes Vulpes”
  • Foxes can live anywhere, in towns or the countryside
  • A female fox is called a Vixen
  • A male fox is called a Dog
  • Foxes eat almost anything, including berries, worms, spiders and even jam sandwiches
  • A fox’s home is called a den or an earth
  • A baby fox is called a cubP1010573
  • The fox is a distant relative of the wolf
  • Foxes are mostly active at night
  • Foxes hide food to eat later
  • Foxes have amazing hearing, they can hear a watch ticking 40 yards (120 foot) away
  • Foxes use 28 different types of calls to communicate with each other
  • A fox can run 30 miles per hour

 

 

 

45 thoughts on “Foxy facts for children

  1. Thank you for rescuing Todd and Clara from my garden today, I hope they are not to traumatised by all they have been through, I am so grateful that they were able to be helped by someone who was really gentle and caring, thank you Andy and Lucy

  2. thank you so much foxes are my fave animal people think im weird but there really nice animals thanks it helped me with a fox project at school thanks :)

  3. foxes are the coolest animal ever i think there rad this website taught me a bunch for a project i needed to do which i was holding off on because i couldn’t find info for

  4. foxes are misunderstood beautiful creatures but there going into extintion and we need to prevent that from happening so please help save the foxes

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