The gray fox is unique among canids in its ability to climb trees. They have strong, hooked claws that allow them to scramble up trees to avoid predators or to get fruit. The gray fox is mostly nocturnal and dens during the day in hollow trees. It is a solitary hunter and eats a wide variety of food including small mammals, birds, small invertebrates and some plants.
- The photo shown is an example of what your specimen will approximately look like. Each fox is unique and will vary slightly in size, shape, color, etc.
- Average Skull Length 12 cm (4.7 in.)
Origin: North America