Red Fox

Red Fox

The red fox’s manus has five claws and the pes four claws with the first digit, the dew claw, not making contact with the ground.

The red fox’s manus, the forepaw, has five claws and the pes, hindpaw, four claws. The first digit, or dew claw, is rudimentary, but clawed, and does not contact the ground.


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Sources | (Fox, 2007; MacDonald & Reynolds, 2005)

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