Thursday, March 16, 2017

Do you know what? Foxes are small members of the dog family, there are over 30 species of fox living in various of environments all over the world. Unlike the wolf and the dog, foxes don't have the kind of intense social structure, but they live in small groups, or alone.

Which fox specie is your favorite? Don't you know?

It doesn't Matter! We know how much you guys love foxes! So we'd introduce you some of the most beautiful types of foxes, 20+ pictures of foxes in their natural element! Let's begin!

1. Red Fox - The Most Common Type

The red fox is what usually comes to mind when you hear the word “fox,”which makes sense since it is the most wide-spread carnivore in the world, living in every region of the Northern Hemisphere including Central America, and having been introduced by humans to Australia.

Red foxes are great hunters due to their agile nature and jumping capabilities - they can jump over 2m tall fences. Their big bushy tail helps them retain balance, as well as keep warm.

2. Fennec Fox - The Smallest Specie

Fennec Foxes are native to the Sahara of North Africa. Recognized by their over-sized ears, Fennec foxes have exceptional hearing and can even distinguish the sound of their next meal moving beneath the ground. Their large ears also help regulate body temperature, as does the light cream-colored coat these foxes have. Their kidneys are also highly adapted to help these unique looking foxes survive in some of the hottest desert environments.

3. Gray Fox

The gray fox can be found in most parts of North America and southern Canada, and has been thriving for more than 3.6 million years. You can identify this type of fox by its black and white speckled coat and black-tipped tail. The gray fox is one of the only canids species with the skill to climb trees.

4. Silver Fox

This gorgeous fox species is technically the same species as the red fox the two just have different genetic pigmentation. This type of fox can range in color, from all black to a bluish-grey. Sadly, due to its gorgeous coat, the silver fox is farmed and killed for fur. In the wild, the silver fox does not discriminate based on color, and often mates with red foxes.

5. Marble Fox

This beautiful breed has no direct connection to the arctic fox, but it is often referred to as the arctic marble Fox. The marble fox is not a naturally occurring coloration; instead this type of fox is breed by humans for their uniquely beautiful coloring.

6. Cross Fox

The cross fox is most commonly found in North America. The cross fox is another color variation of the classic red fox; there are approximately 47 sub-species of the red fox.

7. Arctic Fox - My Favorite

The Arctic fox is also known as the polar fox, snow fox, and white fox, it may weigh only about seven pounds, and most of it is fur. Their thick fur keeps them from shivering in temperatures as low as -70 degrees Celsius (-94 Fahrenheit). These foxes have relatively short legs and snouts, which helps keep their surface area down and retain heat.

Living in some of the harshest conditions on earth, the little arctic fox blends in perfectly for 9 months of the year in glorious snowy white, and then quickly sheds and replaces its coat with brown fur for the few short spring and summer months.

For the most part foxes make their home with a small family, but the arctic fox sometimes lives alone. Amazingly suited to the snow and ice, it has snowshoe like fur on its paws to navigate wintry terrain, and uses its large tail as a muff while it sleeps...

Wow...So many cute foxes here. Now, which type is your favorite? BRING IT HOME!



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  3. I don’t know even what type to choose! Should it be Fennec type and search for right state to live where he will be comfort enough? On other hand, moving to the Canada and adopt the Artic fox is not a bad idea either! This is a very tough choice, think I need to learn more about their lifestyle to choose what type could be my soulmate!

  4. Thank you for posting this. Can you say something about their about how many foxes speices in the wild !