The red fox - Vulpes vulpes Red Fox lying down in the grass. Carnivora,Fox,Geotagged,Mammals,The Netherlands,Vulpes vulpes Click/tap to enlarge

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The red fox is the largest of the true foxes, as well as being the most geographically spread member of the Carnivora, being distributed across the entire northern hemisphere from the Arctic Circle to North Africa, Central America and the steppes of Asia. Its range has increased alongside human expansion, having been introduced to Australia, where it is considered harmful to native mammal and bird populations. Because of these factors, it is listed as Least Concern for extinction by the IUCN. It.. more

Similar species: Carnivorans
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Uploaded Apr 8, 2011. Captured in Strandweg, 2116 Bentveld, The Netherlands.