Red foxes were introduced in Texas in the 1800s for various hunting practices, specifically hound training. The red fox is part of the canid family, but does have some feline-like characteristics like elliptical eye pupils.
- Red foxes can have cross phase forms which has either black and red coloration or silver.
- Red foxes are the largest of the Vulpes species.
- These foxes use their excellent hearing to find prey and pounce on it to pin it down.
|Conservation status||Least concern|
|Zoo name(s)||Thelma, Louise|