articles indicates that a fennec fox is the smallest fox species and it does make for a safe pet with proper care. Considered an exotic animal, the fennec fox requires some special care, but its small size and pla... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

Some adaptations of the fennec fox include its large ears, its fur and its unique kidneys. Because the fennec fox is native to the desert environment of northern Africa, it has learned to cope with the heat by becoming n... More » Science Biology Zoology

Fennec foxes are prey for jackals and large eagles, such as the eagle owl. Though it remains unproven, other animals thought to eat fennec foxes include hyenas, caracals and local domestic dogs. More » Science Biology Zoology
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