The red fox, also called the common fox, inhabits Europe, Asia and North America. Its body length reaches up to about 90 centimeters and its weight is about 13-14 kilograms. Its fur is very characteristic, thanks to which we are able to spot or recognize the fox very quickly. Its orange-red color is very striking, while the underside of its body is very bright white.
Fox Coloring Book
Pregnancy lasts from 49 to 58 days and then born in the family burrow are the young which in one litter is from 4 to 6 individuals. The pups are blind and deaf at birth, weighing only 50 to 110 grams and only 15 centimeters long. The mother takes care of the cubs from the moment they are born until they become independent. This moment happens when the cubs are about 3 - 4 months old.
Foxes have many hunting strategies for getting food. But one of them is the most spectacular one when a fox is hunting rodents or large insects. The fox starts stalking its prey by hearing and smelling, if it manages to get close enough, it watches its movements. A moment passes when the fox suddenly jumps up to 2 meters and grabs its food with a quick movement. Such a jump costs the fox a lot of energy, but thanks to successful hunting for its prey it regains it quickly. Every day foxes eat half a kilogram of food, which consists of about 300 species of animals and plants.