Otters generally inhabit in their holts nests in their habitats and sometimes also use dens of animals such as brown hare (Lepus europeus), red fox (Vulpes vulpes
), and badger (Vulpes vulpes
) (Erdogan et al.
Competition between the golden jackal and the red fox (Vulpes vulpes
), and an impact on other species which inhabit common habitats, can probably be expected (Lanszki & Heltai 2002, Lanszki et al.
Pruritic skin lesions developed in several species 2-3 weeks after repeated episodes of mangy red foxes (Vulpes vulpes
) sleeping in the stables and making partial body contact with the livestock (Figure, panels A, B).
Since 2006 an intensive Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
eradication program has been implemented.
We investigated diet composition of two such sympatric carnivore species Asiatic jackal Canis aureus and the Kashmir hill fox Vulpes vulpes
grifithii in and around Pir Lasura National Park, in northeastern Himalayan region of Pakistan by using fecal analysis after confirming the carnivore species by genetic analyses.
Bill 113, An Act to Amend the Provincial Emblems and Honours Act, named the red fox (Vulpes vulpes
) as the animal emblem of the province.
The reported species are Naemorhedus goral, Panthera pardus, Sus scrofa, Lepus nigricollis, Macaca mulatta, Canis aureus, Vulpes vulpes
, Myotis myotis, Herpestes edwardsii and Hystrix indica.
For example climatic conditions at northern latitudes have been shown to limit red fox (Vulpes vulpes
) populations in Eurasia by directly affecting physiology and by indirectly affecting habitat productivity (Barton and Zalewski, 2007).
Other large mammals found here are the lynx (Lynx lynx), brown bear (Ursus arctos), wild boar (Sus scrofa), wolf (Canis lupus), golden jackal (Canis aureus), jungle cat (Felis chaus), red fox (Vulpes vulpes
), roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), badger (Meles meles), and otter (Lutra lutra), etc.
Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes
) are a widespread species and opportunistic omnivores who inhabit most ecosystems across the Arctic and subarctic.