In the eastern United States, the gray fox's most common prey is the eastern cottontail, although it also feeds on birds, voles and shrews. Gray foxes in California feed primarily on rodents, as well as jackrabbits, brus... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Wolves

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 »

The arctic fox's color changes in order to adapt to its environment. During winter, the fox's pelts are white in order to blend inconspicuously with the snow while during the summer their pelts change to a gray or brown.... More »

Animals that live in meadows include shrews, mice, voles, foxes, deer, reptiles, salamanders, amphibians, birds, spiders and aquatic wildlife, if water is present. Meadows are fields of wildflowers and grass that are hom... More »

A wide variety of animals eat earthworms, including rats, birds, foxes, moles, shrews, snakes, frogs, snails, salamanders, skunks and toads. Some insect species such as ants and beetles also feed on earthworms. More »

Some animals that prey on squirrels are raptor birds, coyotes, fishers, weasels, lynx and foxes while predatory birds are hawks, owls, kestrels and eagles. There are different types of squirrels, which include ground, tr... More » Science Biology Zoology

Kit foxes are the smallest American Canids, with a maximum weight of about 6 pounds. They are mostly carnivorous, but will turn to plant foods, including fruits, when prey are scarce. They have a wide range in North Amer... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Wolves