Foxes are mostly nocturnal, but they can and do come out during the daytime hours, if necessary, to find food or because their dens are disturbed. Those in urban areas may be more prone to seeing foxes in the daytime bec... More »

Although they are occasionally seen during the daylight hours, deer are primarily nocturnal creatures. They tend to appear mainly at dusk or at dawn to browse for food. More »

Nocturnal animals are active during the night, and diurnal animals are active during the day. In addition, both sorts of animals are adapted to the differing light levels and challenges of the different parts of the day ... More »

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. More »

To protect themselves from predators, red foxes build burrows and dens in grasslands. Sometimes young red fox pups are often snatched up by predators, but they mostly stay in the dens and are protected by their family. T... More »

Coyote pups are born in burrows or dens after two months of gestation. Because coyotes mate between late January and March, the pups are often born in spring from April to mid-May. As with other infant mammals, coyote pu... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

Foxes typically sleep in dens, especially when they have their young. There are exceptions of course, as some males will sleep in the open when it is mating season. More »