Frequently Asked Questions: Overview

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In this section you will find a selection of the most common queries about foxes. Although some of the answers have a British perspective, most of them apply to fox populations in any country.

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Select a question from the list below or click on the left-hand side menu to go to a specific section.

Question & Answer

TopGeneral questions on fox ecology and behaviour:

TopGeneral questions about foxes in Britain's urban areas:

TopProblems with foxes in urban areas:

TopDisease and health risks posed by British foxes:

TopFeeding foxes:

TopUrban and rural foxes:

TopProblems with foxes in rural areas:

TopThe number of foxes in Britain:


TopQuestions about injured/sick/orphaned/dead foxes: