a fox, Vulpes vulpes, usually having orangish-red to reddish-brown fur.
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How to use red fox in a sentence
It’s a place where alligators bask on cypress banks, bobcats and red foxes prowl the woods, and river otters dive for fish.
Tamed red foxes are incredibly destructive to property, often have a strong musk odor, and can be dangerous to strangers or other pets.
The giant canids that once roamed Pleistocene-era North America probably looked more like giant red foxes than mega-sized Malamutes, said Angela Perri, an archaeologist at Durham University.
The left side of the red fox's face twitched into the faintest shadow of a snarl, but, shaking his head, he kept still.
Their statements bothered him—especially the red fox's evil hints and insinuations about Hale's purposes one day at the mill.
Dave was constantly in and out, and several times June had seen the red fox hanging around.
A few nights later the red fox slouched up to the cabin with some herbs for the step-mother.
That claim made, the red fox's lawyer picked up the big rifle and the shell.
British Dictionary definitions for red fox
the common fox, Vulpes vulpes, which has a reddish-brown coat: family Canidae, order Carnivora (carnivores)
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