2nd October 2019


What are the predators of the kit fox?

Predators of Kit Foxes include coyotes, bobcats, red foxes, feral dogs, birds of prey and humans. There are no subspecies of the Kit Fox. Kit Foxes are the smallest species of fox to be found in America.

Hereof, where does the kit fox live?

Range. Kit foxes are the smallest canid species in North America, though San Joaquin kit fox is the largest subspecies. The San Joaquin kit fox was originally found throughout most of the San Joaquin Valley in Central California.

How long does the kit fox live for?

The average lifespan of a wild kit fox is 5.5 years. In captivity, they can live 12 years. One Californian study of 144 kit fox pups showed a 74% mortality rate in pups within the first year.

How does a kit fox adapt to its environment?

One is that they don't need to drink water beacause their prey provides enough liquid for them to survive. Its other adaptations have to do with the external body of the fox. The foxes' large ears cool down the fox a provide really good hearing. Their fur changes color in different seasons for camouflage.
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