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The Fennec Fox (Vulpes zerda) is a small nocturnal fox found in the north of the Sahara Desert of North Africa which has distinctively large ears. Its name comes from the Arabic fenek, a term for various fur-bearing animals.

The Fennec Fox weighs up to 1.5 kg (3.3 lb) with a body length of up to 40 cm (16 in). The tail is an additional 25 cm (10 in) or so, and the ears can be 15 cm (6 in) long. The coats are often a sandy color, allowing them to blend with their desert surroundings. Its characteristic ears serve to dissipate heat and to hear the movement of prey at night. Its ears are sensitive enough to hear large insects, such as beetles and locusts walk on the sand. Its coat reflects sunlight during the day and conserves heat at night. The soles of its feet are protected from the hot sand by thick fur.

The Fennec Fox is a nocturnal omnivore. At night, it hunts rodents, insects, birds, and eggs of birds. Much of the diet is desert vegetation, from which the Fennec Fox gets most of its water. This consists of grasses, some roots, and some fruit and berries.

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Fennec Fox.

1 Fennec Fox. Credit: Real Distan #
This is Savannah the Fennec Fox! She's only 10 months old. She's training to be an animal actor.

2 This is Savannah the Fennec Fox! She's only 10 months old. She's training to be an animal actor. Credit: eviltomthai #
Fennec fox at Neverland, a theme park at Seoul, Korea.

3 Fennec fox at Neverland, a theme park at Seoul, Korea. Credit: reMuse #
Always sleeping.

4 Always sleeping. Credit: suneko #
Fennek at Vivarium in Darmstadt.

5 Fennek at Vivarium in Darmstadt. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo.

6 Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo.

7 Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Fennec Fox.

8 Fennec Fox. Credit: Dan Coulter #
Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo.

9 Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Fennec

10 Fennec Credit: kuribo #
Fennec

11 Fennec Credit: kuribo #
Fennec Fox.

12 Fennec Fox. Credit: cml.1674 #
I can hear EVERYTHING you say!

13 I can hear EVERYTHING you say! Credit: ucumari #
What?

14 What? Credit: BaconStand #
Young fennec.

15 Young fennec. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo.

16 Fennec in Vivarium, Darmstadt's zoo. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Curious Fennec Fox.

17 Curious Fennec Fox. Credit: klonoaxero #
Fennec Fox.

18 Fennec Fox. Credit: klonoaxero #
Fennec at Mauritania.

19 Fennec at Mauritania. Credit: christophandre #
Fennec at Mauritania.

20 Fennec at Mauritania. Credit: christophandre #
Fennec at Mauritania.

21 Fennec at Mauritania. Credit: christophandre #
Fennec at Mauritania.

22 Fennec at Mauritania. Credit: christophandre #
Fennec Foxes.

23 Fennec Foxes. Credit: kaibara87 #
Sleepy Fox.

24 Sleepy Fox. Credit: suneko #
Thou art my brother.

25 Thou art my brother. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Tower of Fennecs.

26 Tower of Fennecs. Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
Watch out!

27 Watch out! Credit: Joachim S. Müller #
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Comments (4)

  1. ordago13 wrote::

    ME recuerda a la canción de belle and sebastian Fox In the snow…

    Es muy bonito este animal…

    Podeis escuchar canciones sobre animales:las canciones de james bond

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 10:49 pm #
  2. Many of the links back to the pictures are mixed up.

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    Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 4:03 pm #
  3. reynaldo ramirez wrote::

    es un lindo animal de piel muy fina

    Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 6:14 pm #
  4. iezat wrote::

    Very nice photo!

    Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 10:30 am #

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