who attack a red fox?


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AnnNettie Paradise Profile

I read that foxes are solitary, nocturnal hunters. And they are cunning. For instance, the red fox knows enough to creep silently to within just a few feet of a bird before springing upon it.

Fox fare includes mice and other rodents, birds, insects, frogs, lizards and the like. They also dine on fruits. Foxes have no aversion to eating an animal they find already dead. As it is, if a fox has been feasting on some creature and there are leftovers, most species will bury the remains. The fox returns to the quarry from time to time, eating more of it as he feels the urge. Since the fox’s food search is most likely to be a nocturnal venture, many a poultry farmer has risen in the morning to find that he has lost a chicken to the red fox. But well-mended fences will deter this night marauder. In this cunning hunter’s defense, it can be said that he is an excellent “mousetrap.”

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Ray Dart answered

Here in the UK, foxes have really only three enemies.

Man, Badger, Cat

Badgers will only attack foxes (usually) when there is competition for food. A full-grown badger is a formidable opponent.

Cats and foxes rub up against each other in towns, most battles end up in victory for the cat.

Man, of course, kills everything.

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