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Sex of Red Fox?

Observed: 11th December 2011 By: mjcoon

Two foxes seen, distinguished by extent of mange on tail. One squatted to scent mark feeding site after eating (on two occasions); other appeared to lift leg like male dog. Does this indicate sex of fox too?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Fox (Vulpes vulpes) interacts


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Yes, you are right this does indicate a male and female, interesting way of sexing them!

Graham Banwell

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Fox pair

Thanks for that, Graham. Last night they were recorded together for the first time, so maybe they are pairing up...

Aka coon.mj