Ecology and behaviour: Overview

A close up of a grey fox
Grey fox, a member of the dog family

Foxes belong to the dog family, which includes wolves, coyotes, grey foxes, raccoon dogs and their relatives. All members of this family are incredibly adaptable animals, and this makes them successful colonisers in many areas of the world practically in all habitats available and often in close proximity to humans.

In these pages you can find a wealth of information on fox biology, ecology and behaviour from physical appearance to the way foxes communicate with each other. Browse the menu on the left hand side or click on one of the questions highlighted below.

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