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sasha031 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-13-11 02:15 PM
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Fantastic Foxes
In myth, the fox is better known for its cunning rather than its courage. It has become a symbol of trickery, deceit, and even had its name attributed to false prophets in the Bible.

Yet the bad press received is counter to the fox's natural strengths and abilities. An examples of this animal's ability to adapt, and above all, survive, include living on a diet of scavenged scraps while always remaining one step ahead of its many predators.

A member of the canine family, the fox has understandably been able to colonize many parts of the world. As a relation of dogs, wolves, and coyotes, this animal naturally sits on the boundaries of civilization. However this closeness to domestication has meant that while some species have thrived in the urban jungle, others have not.
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