The most common and widespread of the world’s many fox species is the European red fox (Vulpes vulpes). Foxes are a major pest species in Australia that threaten agricultural and native species alike. Foxes have pointed muzzles, flattened slender skulls, large ears and long bushy tails. Adult male foxes weigh around 6 kg, with females closer to 5 kg.
The fox is a Class 2 declared pest animal and is considered a key threanening process in Australia.
|Author||Land Protection (Invasive Plants and Animals), QLD|
|Publisher||Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, QL|