Red fox

The red fox is found throughout the northern hemisphere and is now as common in towns and cities as it is in the countryside. An adaptable and intelligent predator and scavenger it has learnt to exploit human food sources and is a common nocturnal sight in many areas. This skull came from Dartmoor.

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Northern Europe
Common Name
red fox
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mammal: skeleton
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CANIDAE: Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus): red fox