The Red Fox(Vulpes vulpes),or 'The Fox' is the so far most common Fox of Europe.
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes),1758

1758 Scientificlly Described

History Edit

The Species has Evolved in the Year 700.000.B.HS. from either Vulpes alopecoides or Vulpes chikushanensis. Earliest Fossils of this Species date around 3.400.000-1.800.000.B.HS.

Biographic Data Edit

Height:30-55,5 Centimeters

Body Length:45-90cm

Tail Length:30-55,5cm


Rulership Type:Monocracy

Top Speed:maximum of 50km/h

Subspecies Edit

  1. Scandinavian Red Fox(V.v.vulpes)1758
  2. Karaganka Fox(V.v.karagan)1777
  3. European Fox(V. v. crucigera)1789
  4. Barbary Fox(V.v.barbara)1800
  5. Nile Fox(V.v.niloticus)1803
  6. American Red Fox(V.v.fulvus)1820
  7. Hill Fox(V.v.montana)1836
  8. V.v.dorsalis 1838
  9. Turkmenistan Fox(V.v.flavescens)1838
  10. Atlas Fox(V.v.atlantica)1841
  11. Wasatch Mountain fox(V. v. macroura)1852
  12. Afghan Red Fox(V.v.griffithi)1854
  13. White-Footed Fox(V.v.pusilla)1854
  14. Southern Chinese Fox(V.v.hoole)1870
  15. Anadyr Fox(V.v.beringiana)1875
  16. Newfoundland Fox(V.v.deletrix)1898
  17. Nova Scotia Fox(V.v.rubricosa)1898
  18. British Columbian Fox(V.v.abietorum)1900
  19. Northern Alaskan Fox(V.v.alascensis)1900
  20. Labrador Fox(V.v.bangsi)1900
  21. Cascade Mountain Fox(V.v.cascadensis)1900
  22. Kodiak Fox(V.v.harrimani)1900
  23. Kenai Peninsula Fox(V.v.kenaiensis)1900
  24. Sierra Nevada Red Fox or High Sierra Fox(V. v. necator)1900
  25. Northern Plains Fox(V.v.regalis)1900
  26. Eastern Trans-Caucasian Fox(V. v. alpherakyi)1906
  27. Trans-caucasian Montane Fox(V.v.kurdistanica)1906
  28. Sardinian Fox(V.v.ichnusae)1907
  29. Crypus Fox(V.v.indutus)1907
  30. Iberian Fox(V.v.silacea)1907
  31. Northern Chinese Fox(V.v.tschiliensis)1907
  32. North Caucasian Fox(V. v. caucasica)1914
  33. Steppe Fox(V.v.stepensis)1914
  34. Anatolian Fox(V. v. anatolica)1920
  35. Arabian Fox(V.v.arabica)1920
  36. Palestinian fox(V.v.palaestina)1920
  37. Yakutsk Fox(V.v.jakutensis)1923
  38. Japanese Fox(V.v.japonica)1923
  39. Korean Fox(V.v.peculiosa)1924
  40. Sakhalin Fox(V.v.schrencki)1924
  41. Kurile Island Fox(V.v.splendidissima)1924
  42. Ussuri Fox(V.v.dolichocrania)1926
  43. Turkestan Fox(V.v.ochroxantha)1926
  44. Tobol'sk fox(V.v.tobolica)
  45. Trans-Baikal Fox(V.v.daurica)1931

Distrubtion Edit

The Distrubtionlands of the Red Fox are: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, the Faroes islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Vatican, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kirgisistan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, in Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, in Netherlands, in Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, England, Uzbekistan and the USA, but also introduced to Australia.


Natural Distrubtion

Diet Edit

Red Foxes are Omnivoures.

To the Herbivores side, they only eat blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, persimmons, mulberries, apples, plums, grapes, and acorns. Other plant material includes grasses, sedges and tubers.

To the Carnivoures side, they eat smaller Animals like small rodents such as voles, mice, ground squirrels, hamsters, gerbils, woodchucks, pocket gophers and deer mice. Secondary prey species include birds (with passeriformes, galliformes and waterfowl predominating), leporids, porcupines, raccoons, opossums, reptiles, insects, other invertebrates and flotsam (marine mammals, fish and echinoderms).

Despite this, they cannot eat deers and some species of geese.

Reproduction Data Edit

They reach a Sexual Maturity with 10 Months/300 Days.

Mating Season is from January to Febuary.

Gestation Period of 50 Days. from 4 to 9 Young.

-Start out at a Body Length of 21.1cm and a Weight of 105.2 to 117.8g.

-open there Eyes for the First Time when 3 Weeks old

-In Age of 2-3 Month, the Young are used to be Outside.

They live up to 6-14 Years.

Frenemy Species Edit

  • Wolf(Canis lupus)
  • Coyote(Canis latrans)
  • Cougar(Puma concolor)
  • Eurasian Lynx(Lynx lynx)
  • Bobcat(Lynx rufus)

Parasites Edit

  • Cestoda
  • Nematoda
  • Trematoda
  • Acari
  • Fleas(Siphonaptera)
  • Ticks(Ixodida)

Known Individuals Edit

  • Nina

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