Photo category:
Shrubland of the Balkans
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Red Fox
Mixed forest of continental Greece diorama
Shrubland of the Balkans diorama
Shrubland of Cyrenaica (Libya) diorama

Photo of a Red Fox, Vulpes vulpes, which is a carnivore with characteristic grey-reddish colour and a fluffy tail. The majority of its diet consists of mice, lizards, birds, eggs, insects and earthworms as well as plants. In winter it also scavenges carrion.