Species of the Week: Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
The snow has been perfect for seeing animal tracks lately! One animal track you might find near a field is that of a Red Fox! They look similar to domestic dog tracks, but are more narrow and usually have longer claws. Check out this post to learn more about how Red Foxes stay warm in the winter, what makes them such great hunters, and more!
Tips on Identifying Fox vs. Domestic Dog Tracks https://www.woodland-ways.co.uk/blog/tracking/fox-or-dog/
Red Fox Barking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEgVVcVS5X4
Red Fox Diving into the Snow to Catch its Prey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCqQYpM1hCA