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The Fennec Fox News

by Ruth Peddicord

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The Fennec Fox News
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About this publication
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This article is about the Fennec Fox and how it adapted to its environment.
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Wednesday, October 26, 2022
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How the Fennec Fox Adapted to Its Environment
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Caption: The fennec fox lives in the Sahara Desert
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Words by Mrs. Peddicord

The fennec fox is often called the cutest fox on earth. But besides being cute, it is also clever! The fennec fox has adapted to live in one of the hottest places on Earth!
The fox makes its home in the Sahara Desert, where it can reach upwards of 130 degrees Fahrenheit. To survive in this habitat, the fennec fox a very unique set of ears! These ears help allow heat to escape the fox's body without the fox having sweat. If the fox did sweat, it would lose too much water to survive in the harsh desert.
The six inch ears have another job as well. The big ears allow for the fox to be able to hear its prey, even from underground!! The fox can hear bugs and other prey moving around underneath the earth, making it much easier for the fox to hunt!
The fennec fox has an amazing set of ears that has allowed for the cuddly cute create to survive in one of the toughest habitats around!
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The Fennec Fox diet!
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Words by Mrs. Peddicord

The fennec fox has adapted to its environment, the harsh Sahara Desert, by eating what is available.
The fox is an omnivore, which means it eats both plants and animals. The fox can hunt bugs underground. But it also will eat berries, birds, eggs, basically whatever is can find in the desert!
The fennec fox has extra soft fur on its paws. This allows for the fox to be able to run across the hot, loose sand to hunt and scrounge for food!
It is amazing what animals will and can do to survive. The fennec fox is one of the best survivors out there!

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