Vulpes vulpes (Fox tracks)

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I sometimes here it said that if you have dingoes in an area then you will not have foxes.
There seems to be healthy populations of both around my place despite regular baiting by nearby farmers.

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Fox den.This one was used in winter but seems to be out of use now.(dead leaves building up in entrance and no fresh tracks)
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Thanks Hairy. I have seen these tracks and now know what they are. They are very distinct aren't they.
 

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Nice shot of the tracks and earth there.

(A fox's den is often called an "earth")
 

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Red Fox. Vulpes vulpes
Originally posted on bushcraftuk.
Fox track less than 24 hours old,on routine patrolling of its territory on crisp drying sand.
This images were taken on the 12 April, On the 9 August and I am still finding it's fresh tracks in the same location.
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Who’s following who here?
My foot print 48 hours old with very fresh Fox track, It only stopped raining about 2 hours before I turned up, and as there is no pitting in the fox track, so very fresh sign sub 2 hours probably, wind and rain maybe the trackers worst enemy but sometimes it can close the time bracket right down and be your best friend.


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Bottom right Fox over domestic dog, Great Dane top left.
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.Trotting gait.
.Bounding gait.
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.Fox castings.
 
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Great track pics and info 21Pict.
Im not 100% sure on this one but it looks like scent marking by a fox.
Too small for a wild dog/dingo and too big for a hare.
In a recently dried puddle, SEQld Southburnett Feb 2012. Late morning.
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Incredibly there are colonies of red foxes living and thriving in Sydney.
Most of the time they are living in tourist area eating scraps.
Saw a few in Brighton beach the other day.
Unfortunately, political correctness do not allow these foxes to be harmed.
So Rockdale Council have to pay $$$$$$ for the pest control guy to eliminate them "humanely"
 

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Fox tracks in drying mud in the light of late afternoon.
There were many visits by the fox to drink at this temporary pool.
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