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A Quiz To Test Your Knowledge On The Red Fox
The beautiful red fox, with its bushy tail and dog-like features, lives throughout Wisconsin. They have thrived humans in many urban and suburban areas. Answer the following multiple choice questions about the red fox and then see your score. Better yet, stump your family and friends by asking them to take this quiz.
1. What is a red fox’s preferred food?
Frogs, toads and other amphibians
Rodents and rabbits
Nuts and fruits
2. A red fox can be similar in appearance to a gray fox, but the species can be easily distinguished from one another by their tails.
3. What color fur does a red fox have when it is born?
4. Which of these are the names for baby foxes?
Cubs, kits or pups
5. How fast can a red fox run?
10 miles per hour
20 miles per hour
30 miles per hour
50 miles per hour
6. The home of a red fox is called a ___________________.
7. Newborn red fox pups are blind for how long after they are born?
8. Red foxes are most active during the day.
9. What is a group of red foxes called?
10. How many pups are in an average litter for a female red fox?
1 to 3 pups
4 to 6 pups
7 to 10 pups
11. A red fox has droopy, triangular ears.
12. What is the average lifespan of a red fox in the wild?
13. A female fox is called a vixen.
14. Who takes care of the red fox young?
Both males and females
15. Foxes hunt _____________.
16. Foxes have vertically-slit pupils that more closely regulates the amount of light entering the eye.