- Weight: 8 - 14 lbs.
- Total length = 3-4 ft.
Home Range = 1 - 5 miles
- Mating Season: Jan-Feb
- Gestation Period: 53 days
No. of Young: 2 - 10; ave. = 5
- Birth Interval: 1 year
Lifespan: 15 yearsmaximum in the wild. 4-5 average
Typical diet: small mammals such as rats, mice, and rabbits, insects, wild birds, young livestock (as carrion), fruits, berries, grasshoppers, snakes
Interesting Fox Facts
Foxes will often bury leftover food and cache it for later consumption
Variations in color include black, silver,and cross These genetic variations may appear in the same litter.
Foxes do not chew food, rather tear pieces off and swallow whole