Fox biology

  • The red fox is the largest of the true foxes and the most abundant member of the Carnivora, being distributed across the entire Northern Hemisphere from the Arctic Circle to North Africa, Central America and Asia.
  • Scientific name: Vulpes vulpes
  • Lifespan: 5 y (In Wild)
  • Gestation period: 49 – 58 d
  • Height: 35 – 50 cm (At Shoulder, Adult)
  • Rank: Species
  • Speed: 6 – 13 km/h (Trotting)
  • Mass: 0.1 – 0.1 kg (Newborn), 2.2 – 14 kg (Adult), 5 – 10 kg (Middle Russian fox)

If you require help or advice on a fox problem please get in touch

Please be assured as professional pest controllers we will deal with your fox problem in a humane manner.

We only use Ethical Pest Control Methods and foxes are controlled humanely and using methods allowed under British Law.

We offer fox control and fox trapping in Newcastle, Sunderland, South Shields, Middlesbrough and Gateshead.