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Monday, August 29, 2016

What to call a baby fox

A baby fox is called a kit, a pup or a cub, and at birth he resembles a puppy, with a short nose and ears and brown fur. A baby fox grows rapidly and reaches adult size around 6 months of age.

Male foxes are known as dogs, tods or reynards, females are vixens.

More on how the fox got its name:
“Vulpes vulpes,” or foxes have holes. Part 1 https://shar.es/1w4nIe
‘Vulpes vulpes,’ or foxes have holes. Part 2 https://shar.es/1w4niz

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