Both cunning and stunning: Discover Canadian foxes!

Written by writing intern Amanda Simard. This month’s calendar photo features a Red Fox and was taken near Ottawa, ON. How much do you know about foxes? The Red Fox is the most widespread fox species, with over 45 recognized subspecies. Did you know male foxes are called tods, dogs or reynards, while female foxes are called vixens and young foxes are called cubs, pups or kits? The Red Fox is one of four species of fox found in Canada, two of which are threatened species. Learn more about Canadian foxes! Red Fox Scientific name: Vulpes vulpes Status under SARA: no status Canadian range: throughout Canada Habitat: they prefer mixed vegetation habitats but are adaptable to a wide range of… read more →