A red fox: interesting features
Red-haired fox-beauty has taken its place in heraldry, it is - a symbol of shrewdness, cunning, sagacity.
Instruction red fox: interesting features
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) - carnivorous mammal of the family Canidae. Fox belongs to the wolf clan. It is very cunning and skilled hunter, who can find a victim in her footsteps. Most often its prey are rabbits or mice. Seeing them, the fox begins to chase and quickly catches his prey. In red fox is well developed hearing. Habitats red fox is North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa. Fox also has been delivered to Australia, where he successfully adapted to new conditions of life.
A red fox the size of a small dog. The elongated body with short legs planted. At Fox fluffy long tail, which is about 40% of the entire length of the body. The muzzle is elongated, the upper lip strip of white fur. Dimensions red fox are different in the direction North - South, the northern fox bigger and brighter than the southern brethren. Color red fox is usually on the back and white on the chest and abdomen. Sometimes the belly can be black or gray. The color of the body sides varies from red to gray. Foxes northern regions often have black-brown color, which is considered the most beautiful. In the north-east Siberia moth found. This kind of color fox fur color of her red-orange with a fiery hue. General distinguishing features: white tip of the tail and dark ears.
The fox hunts at different times of the day, but prefers the early morning and late evening. In those places where they are not persecuted, they can be found during the day. These animals are very cautious and amazing ability to shoot down the trail chase - precisely because of this fox in the folklore of many nations is the epitome of skill and cunning. Foxes, who have found their refuge near resorts, hiking trails, conservation areas, very quickly become accustomed to the man, eventually give in complementary feeding, and sometimes can go so far that instead of hunting, obtain food by begging.