Foxes are a nuisance that will cause damage to property, create a mess when rummaging through rubbish bins and present a threat to any beloved outdoor pets or livestock.
There is only the one type that is found in the UK and that is the red fox or it’s Latin name ‘vulpes vulpes’. With russet-red fur, high-pointed ears and a bushy tail, vulpes vulpes is an unmistakably recognisable animal in British countryside and cities alike.
Their diet consist of rabbits, rodents, birds, invertebrates and fruits & berries.
This can make a beloved pet kept in an outdoor enclosure appear as a tasty meal to a lucky hunter.
Foxes are quite hardy and adaptable when it comes to their habitat. Found throughout the British countryside and woodlands. foxes will rest somewhere sheltered. As well as this, urban foxes are very common and are less affected by proximity to humans.
Foxes have strong jaws and sharp teeth that they use for tearing and biting through skin, flesh and bone. Therefore, this means that if you were to attempt removal, if it feels threatened it could attack and cause substantial damage.
It is highly unlikely that they will try and attack a human, especially countryside and woodland foxes who are typically shy. An urban fox has the potential to attack if you were to stumble upon it while resting or while protecting young.
However, if for any reason a fox were to become aggressive without provocation then the best thing is to remove yourself from the vicinity as quickly as possible. This should get it to leave you alone, and making loud noises from a safe distance will intimidate and deter it.
Our pest removal experts are based in Leicestershire, which gives us the ability to remove pests around the Midlands. This includes Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and the surrounding areas. We are a growing business, so if you have found us, we likely cover your area.
Although we do not remove foxes, we can protect your business from all other pests with dedicated commercial pest control services. These include supermarket pest control, office pest control, restaurant pest control, as well as warehouse pest control and many other services too.
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