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Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)

Synonyms: Canis vulpes (homotypic); Vulpes palmaria
Language: French

Infraspecies

Invasive Species

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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
12
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.55
EDGE Score: 1.52

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  9.11 lbs (4.132 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  100 grams
Male Weight [3]  13.801 lbs (6.26 kg)
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Endothermic [2]  70 %
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Female Maturity [1]  10 months 4 days
Male Maturity [1]  10 months 4 days
Gestation [1]  52 days
Litter Size [1]  5
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  21 years
Nocturnal [4]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [3]  25 inches (63 cm)
Speed [5]  32.01 MPH (14.31 m/s)
Weaning [1]  48 days

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Ecosystems

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Habitat Vegetation Classification

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Midwest Glacial Drift - Loess Hill Prairie United States (Illinois)

Prey / Diet

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