Fox - Cape

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The Cape Fox (Vulpes chama) is the only true fox and the smallest canid found in South Africa. It is silver-grey in colour with large pointed ears. They have a dark colouring around the mouth. These little foxes are remarkably agile, using their bushy tails as a counterbalance when dodging and weaving. The Cape Fox preys on insects, mice and other small animals, and occasionally wild fruit.

WEIGHT MALE: 3 KG

WEIGHT FEMALE: 2.5 KG

LENGTH: 55 CM (with tail 30cm long)

BREEDING SEASON: OCTOBER TO JANUARY

Weights & length are averages

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