Fox Facts and Collective Nouns
- Foxes stalk their prey just like cats. Also like cats, they often play with their catch before they kill it. If they aren’t hungry, they may even catch mice just to play with, then let them go when they are done.
- A fox’s hearing is so sharp they can hear a watch ticking 40 yards away.
- red fox is one of 21 species of fox
- Average life span in the wild: 2 to 4 years
- Size: Head and body, 18 to 33.75 in (46 to 86 cm); Tail, 12 to 21.75 in (30.5 to 55.5 cm)
- Weight: 6.5 to 24 lbs (3 to 11 kg)