Fox - Cape
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