Foxes live in burrowed dens that they build underground; in warmer weather, foxes live in hollow areas above ground. Foxes are solitary animals, but they live together as a family during breeding season.
The term "fox" refers to a male. They are also referred to as dogs, as foxes are part of the dog family. The female fox is called a vixen and her babies are pups.
A vixen gives birth to four or five pups in the spring. The males and other adults in the pack bring food to the vixen and her pups until they are about 4-6 weeks old and can go out and hunt for themselves.