Foxe called legged members of the family canine (Canidae).Â Foxes are no systematic group, but include similar species of candies.Â In Sweden, the red fox and arctic fox. Foxes have fine leather that previously was valuable, and therefore it was fox hunting is very common.Â Many also started breeding of foxes.
It is also believed that the fox may have been used to feed us Swedes, when they found places in Sweden full of rÃ¤vben – including the Black Earth in Birka and Gotland.Â Having said this, we offer here at ten facts that you probably did not know Facts about Fox.
Here, 10 Interesting Facts about Fox You Donâ€™t Know
1. Foxes are part ofÂ canine family, which means that they are related to wolves, jackals and dogs.Â They are medium-sized and weighs betweenÂ three to seven kilograms, has pointed faces and bushy tails.Â But unlike their relatives foxes are notÂ pack animals.Â When they take care of their kids, they live in smallÂ familiesÂ in underground burrows. Otherwise hunt and they sleepÂ alone.
2. Facts about Fox: Fox also has much in common withÂ cats.Â Just like the cat fox is most active after the sun has gone down.Â In fact they vertically oriented pupils, making it possible to see in low light.Â The hunt also in a similar way as a cat doe, throughÂ persecutionÂ and throws themselvesÂ over their preyÂ and it’s really just the beginning of the similarities.Â Just like the cat fox alsoÂ sensitive whiskersÂ and aÂ rough tongue.Â They walk on their toes like many felines and also haveÂ retractable claws, which mean they can climb on rooftops or in trees. Some foxesÂ sleepÂ even in trees, like cats do.
3. Foxes use out of the Earth’sÂ magnetic field.Â As a guided missile with GPS utilizes fox Earth’s magnetic field toÂ hunt.Â Other animals, such as birds, sharks and turtles also have this “magnetic sense”, but Fox is the first we have discovered that use it to chase andÂ catch prey.
4. Foxes reproduce once a year.Â The hills ranging from one to eleven puppies (average is six), which are born blind and do not open their eyes untilÂ nine daysÂ after birth.Â During that time they stay with the mother, while the father of them with food.Â They live with their parents until they areÂ seven monthsÂ old.Â The mother protects their puppies with a surprising loyalty.Â Recently, it was discovered that a rÃ¤vvalp had been caught in a trap in England and was stuck inÂ two weeks.Â The puppy survived thanks to its mother gave the puppy food every day.
5. Facts about Fox – A fox is also extremelyÂ playful, and that’s not at all unusual for the fox playing with other animals, such asÂ catsÂ orÂ dogsÂ and just as the dogs love theÂ ballsÂ – which have become a major problem on many golf courses, whereÂ golf ballsÂ are stolen by the playful foxes.
6. Arctic foxes do not begin toÂ freezeÂ until the temperature is down to the entireÂ -70 degrees Celsius.Â Their white furÂ camouflagesÂ them against predators and additionally makes them excellent hunters.Â When the weather becomes milder and the season changes do likewise coat it andÂ change colorÂ to brown or gray, so that Fox can blend in with the rocks and mountains.
7. Fladder musÃ¶rad foxÂ (see photo below) does not use the earth’s magnetic field to hunt, butÂ listenÂ instead for insects and other edible soil.Â These types of foxes can be seen on theÂ African savannas.
8. An immensely popular song that went viral on the web ofÂ the brothers YlvisÂ three years ago, “Â The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)Â “, Where in a humorous way questioned how a fox actually sounds were almost all to get food for thought;Â how sound actually a fox?Â But if truth be told, a fox make up toÂ forty different sounds.
9. Although foxes are quite small, they are some uncontrollablyÂ fast runners.Â A fox can reach overÂ 70 km / h!
10. When the foxes dig and build their nests in the ground. They alwaysÂ moreÂ than one output. This will easily be able toÂ escapeÂ a predator enters or discover them.