An elderly man emerged the victor in a potentially deadly tussle with a rabid fox in Brunswick, Maine last Monday, June 25. The 95-year-old used a wooden plank to beat the animal to death.
Population of fox species endemic to central California's San Joaquin Valley is now being threatened with a highly contagious skin disease caused by mites.
Are foxes man’s new best friend? In Russia, there’s now a choice after geneticist Dmitry Belyaev began a breeding program 50 years ago.
The population of rare island foxes in California, after being in the brink of extinction, is now recovering at a rapid rate.
Using an ear mite treatment commonly used to kills those found in cats and dogs, researchers from the University of California Davis have developed a way to reduce the presence of tumors in the ears of endangered foxes living on California's Santa Catalina Island.
A new strain of a tick-born bacterium was recently discovered in red foxes ranging throughout Austria.
A recent eradication process removed 242 non-native arctic foxes from Chirikof Island in Alaska. The invasive species was originally introduced for fur farming but has since become a nuisance, threatening natural habitats and bird populations.
Catalina Island foxes were nearly wiped out by a canine distemper epidemic in 1999, but now they have bounced back, so much so that officials are now considering taking them off the endangered species list.