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

Each state has its own laws on what animals a resident may own as a pet, according to, and some states do specifically restrict foxes as pets. Alabama says "no" to foxes at pets. Arkansas limits ownership to si... More » Government & Politics Law Is This Illegal?

Wild fennec foxes can be adopted through several wildlife preservation organizations, including the World Wildlife Foundation and the World Animal Foundation. Pet fennec foxes usually have to be purchased from breeders. More » Pets & Animals Pets
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Because the fennec fox is a small animal, it is preyed upon by jackals, hyenas, caracals and the saluki. Although this species of fox is smaller than many others, it has fur that blends into its surroundings and offers a... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

The fox is a member of the taxonomic family of Canidae. The Canidae family is also known as the dog family. Wolves, coyotes, dogs and jackals are also members of the Canidae family. More » Pets & Animals Mammals

Foxes are four-legged mammals with bushy tails, pointed ears and long snouts. They are genetically related to dogs and have a vaguely doglike appearance that includes sharp teeth and clawed paws with pads. More » Pets & Animals Mammals

The red fox, the most common fox species, can hear a mouse squeaking 330 feet away or a watch ticking 40 yards away. Foxes can locate sounds very accurately and use their hearing to find and catch prey. More » Pets & Animals Mammals