The Red Fox has the widest geographical range of any carnivore (nearly 70,000,000 km²). It is distributed across the northern hemisphere including North America, Europe, North Africa and Asia. The numbers are stable. The threats to the species include habitat loss and persecution.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Carnivora – carnivores
■ Family Canidae – canids
■ Species Vulpes vulpes – Red Fox
■ Subspecies Vulpes vulpes vulpes – Red Fox