While we’re on the subject of foxes…Continue reading
Did you hear the foxes last night? January is the middle of their mating season when they are a lot noisier than at other times of year.Continue reading “Fox”
 Our native red fox, a common visitor to the reserve, is the largest of the world’s true foxes and one of its most widely distributed. It is found across the entire Northern Hemisphere including most of North America, Europe and Asia, as well as in parts of North Africa.Continue reading “10 facts about foxes”
Foxes have scent glands on their feet to mark well-used trails so they can follow them easily at night.
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Vulpes vulpes, Britain’s only species of fox; in fact Britain’s only native member of the Canidae family.Continue reading
No, we haven’t seen an arctic fox in the park; that would be silly. Instead, here is the irresistible story of a record-breaking journey undertaken by an arctic fox, which demonstrates the resilience and adaptability of all the vulpine species, our common red fox included. It also raises questions, pertinent to everybody, about the effects of the frighteningly rapid loss of arctic ice.