What does Ferdinand the Fox say?

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

FerdinandFox_Pic1Here at Sylvan Dell, foxes are loved as much as they are on YouTube! Ferdinand Fox’s First Summer by Mary Holland has just been honored with a 2014 NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books Award!

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

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