In case you’ve been living under a rock, the newest internet sensation is hilarious yet catchy tune by a Norwegian comedy pair known as Ylvis.(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE) “What Does the Fox Say?” has become a viral hit on the web, and even made the top 5 on the iTunes charts. The incredibly popular song asks a very interesting question: what sound does a fox actually make?
The Red Fox
According to Animal experts, foxes make a high-pitched screeching noise, sort of like a bark. Huffington Post also weighed in on the burning question and quoted Red Fox breeder Bob Huddleson saying” the fox can also purr like a cat.” Red Foxes live all around the world in various habitats including forests and deserts. They have an average lifespan of 2-4 years in the wild. Red Foxes are known to be intelligent and some have even referred to them as “cunning.”
Learn More about Foxes with Ferdinand Fox’s First Summer
Follow this young fox as he explores the world around him during the first few months of his life. He’s about a month old when he first comes out of the den. See the changes as he grows from a young kit to a young fox. After all, by the next summer, he’ll have children of his own! Naturalist photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland has captured Ferdinand’s First Summer in a way that is sure to grab children’s hearts. http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/bookpage.php?id=FerdinandFox