Foxes

FoxAverage Adult Size:

  • 110cm (from nose to tail),
  • Standing 40cm from ground.

Associated Risks:

  • Transference of parasites & disease to domestic pets,
  • Can attack domestic pets & livestock,
  • Can raid areas of food storage & food waste,20150513_115706-watermarked
  • Domestication can lead to injury of humans.

Life Cycle:

  • Cub, Adult.
  • Mating period January to February with birth March to April,
  • Average litter size of 5 cubs,
  • Weaning of cubs occurs at 3-4 weeks,
  • Cubs remain with vixen until 3-4 months of age.

Life Style:

  • Commonly found in urban settings with overgrown areas & secluded areas,
  • Mainly active nocturnally but can also been seen in daylight,
  • More nuisance than pest,
  • Limited climbing ability.

Control Method(s):

  • Proofing,
  • Environmental changes.