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In Iowa, we have two species of fox, the gray fox and the more common red fox. The red fox is the one commonly seen in cartoons as the bad guy, but they are actually pretty cool.   What do they eat? Red foxes live in many types of habitats but around here they will Read More »

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As Iowa was settled, its landscape and demographics changed, and that meant that its wildlife changed as well. Many species, such as deer, turkeys, trumpeter swans and bobcats were extirpated or close to extirpation. However, increasingly positive conservation attitudes has helped to bring back many species. Here are some of the predators that reign in Read More »

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turtle by a fox burrow hole

Interestingly, red foxes don’t often use burrows or dens to stay warm in the winter. They can stay warm during the cold months simply by curling their fluffy tails around them. However, this is the time of year they might be thinking about finding a den. Red foxes mate during the late winter, and by Read More »

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