Description: The red fox is the largest of the true foxes and one of the most widely distributed members of the order Carnivora, being present across the entire Northern
Hemisphere including most of
North America, Europe and
Asia plus parts of Northern
Africa. It is listed as least concern by the IUCN.
The red fox eats a wide variety of foods. It is an
omnivore and its diet includes fruits, berries and grasses. It also eats birds and small mammals like squirrels, rabbits
and mice. A large part of the red fox's diet is made up
invertebrates like crickets, caterpillars, grasshoppers, beetles and crayfish.