Red Fox

Red Fox

Threats to the red fox are highly localized and include habitat degradation, loss, and fragmentation, exploitation, and direct and indirect persecution.

Threats to the red fox are highly localized and include habitat degradation, loss, and fragmentation, exploitation, and direct and indirect persecution.

For example, a regional IUCN Red List assessment in Mongolia classified the species as Near Threatened mainly due to over-hunting, while in South Korea, red foxes have experienced declines due to habitat loss and poaching and are generally considered extinct.


Image | © Tony’s Takes, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Clark & Munkhbat, 2006; Hoffmann & Sillero-Zubiri, 2016; Yu, et al., 2012)

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