Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes

Nottinghamshire Mammals

Description

A very familiar mammal presenting no identification problems when clearly seen. A variable red/brown coat with a white throat and underside. A long and bushy tail which often has a white tip. A slender white muzzle and errect ears.


Widespread in the county recorded from 29 out of 35 hectads (20 since 2010). A frequent visitor to urban gardens which is the source of the majority of records. Much more scarely recorded in the wider countryside

Photograph Jon Hawkins


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