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Foxy Facts For Children

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 family.

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 cub.

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.

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