The fennec is one of the smallest of all foxes, but it has the largest ears. Its head and body measure 35-41cm, and ears measure 15cm.



Fennec FoxOrder: Carnivora

Family: Canidae

Species: Vulpes zerda

IUCN Red List: Least concern

Population trend: stable

Distribution: Deserts of North Africa and Sinai and Arabian Peninsulas.

Habitat: Sandy desert

Length: Head and body - up to 41cm, ears - 15cm.

Life-span: between 7 - 10 years

Weight: 0.8 - 1.5kg

Gestation period: 50 days

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