10/23/2017

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Malozemelskoy Areas Moreover, times in the urbanized area fox finds a particularly favorable environment for themselves. In all parts of its range fox prefers open areas and areas where there are separate groves, copses, hills and gullies, especially if the winter snow cover in them is not too deep and loose. Therefore, from all climatic zones of most foxes live in the steppe and forest steppe, and not the forest. Fox is a beast quite settled. In most areas it is not typical of regular migration. Such cases was noted only in the tundra, deserts and mountains. For example, one labeled in Malozemelskoy tundra ( Region, Russia), Fox was later killed in 600 kilometers to the southwest. Young animals, which are settled from the parent's lair, usually located at a distance from 2-5 to 15-30 km away. The number of foxes fluctuates markedly from year to year. Her condition is influenced by such factors as of rodents, meteorological conditions, the presence of a population of infectious diseases. In the famine years, not only decreases female fecundity and survival of a smaller number of pups, but there are conditions favorable for epizootics, which sometimes cover large areas. Characteristic of epizootic foxes - rabies, the plague of predators, scabies. Meals Fox, though, and belongs to a typical predator, eats very various forages. Among the foods that she uses, identified more than 400 species of animals alone, not counting the several tens of plant species. Everywhere the basis of its food consists of small rodents, mainly polevkovye.

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