Silver Fox, Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Interesting :

- It is the same genre with red fox. The difference of melanin pigments caused darker color in silver fox which can be seen in blackish grey or black

Habitat :

North America

Food :

- It feeds both on plants and animals (Omnivore)

Taxonomy

Conservation status : Found in a natural environment. There is a risk to extinction

Age :

- Average lifespan is 10-12 years

Reproductive :

- Reach maturity at age 10 months - Gestation lasts 44- 55 days and give birth to average 5 infants each time - Breeding depends on the habitat existing from December to April - Male can mate with many females. Male helps female securing foods while female nursing the infants in the hollow tree

Size and weight :

- Weight is between 2.7-6.8 kg