Main Characteristics: Kit Foxes have a body length between 38 and 52 cms (12.5 - 20.5 inches), a tail length between 22 and 32 cms (8.5 - 12.5 inches) and they weigh 1.5 - 3 kgs (3.25 - 6.5 lbs).
Habitat: Kit Foxes can be found on the prairies and semi-arid regions of western USA.
Diet: Kit Foxes are omnivores and they mainly feed on insects, small mammals such as rodents and rabbits, and berries.
Breeding: After a gestation period of 49 - 55 days, Kit Foxes give birth to 1 - 7 cubs. They are weaned at 2 months old and reach sexual maturity at 10 months old.
Subspecies: There are no subspecies of the Kit Fox.
|Latin Name||Vulpes macrotis|
|Conservation Status||Least Concern|
|Length||38 - 52 cms (12.5 - 20.5 inches)|
|Tail||22 - 32 cms (8.5 - 12.5 inches)|
|Weight||1.5 - 3 Kgs (3.25 - 6.5 lbs)|
Up to 15 Yrs (in Captivity)