Photo category: Sandy desertVertebrates specimen collectionNatural History Museum of Crete exhibition
- Photo taken by: Trikali, M.
- Photo taken date: March 2013
Photo of a Fennec Fox, a small African fox with impressively large ears. Its small body, large ear size and pale colour are adaptations to avoid overheating in the desert. It is a nocturnal animal. It preys upon insects and small vertebrates but also feeds on fruit.