Foxes

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What are foxes? They are a small-medium dog that is an omnivore. An omnivore is an animal that eats meat and plants. They have amazing hearing and can hear a ticking watch 4 yards (12 feet) away. Most of the food is put away for the kits or for the winter. Also, foxes are the smallest member of the Canidae family.

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Running up to 30 miles per hour,  they are super quiet. A female fox is called a vixen. A male is a dog. Also, a baby is a kit or a cub. They can live up to 14 years and are able to live anywhere except Antarctica. The Latin name for fox is “Vulpes Vulpes”. They also have 28 different calls to communicate. The bigger type of foxes are a little bigger than an average house cat. Just like raccoons, foxes will eat almost anything. Their home is called a den or an earth.  As you can see,  foxes are very interesting.

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