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Do You Have an Urban Fox Problem?

We find as a pest control team that foxes are often considered as pests, especially when their activities collide with humans.

For advice on the best practices and the most effective yet humane ways of how to get rid of foxes, you should always contact a professional pest control contractor.

What do you know about Red Foxes?

Foxes are omnivorous mammals with upright triangular ears, flattened skull and a pointed upturned snout, as well as a distinctive long bushy tail.

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These mammals are found on all continents except Antarctica. Scientists consider the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) as the most common and widespread species with approximately 47 sub-species recognised to date.

Indeed, such is their prevalence among countries from Asia to Europe that their traits, including cunning, mischievousness and trickery, have been used as metaphors in ancient mythology and urban legends.

Foxes and Pop Culture

In fact, foxes are even used in many pop culture references including Swiper the Fox from Dora the Explorer, Zorro (“fox” in Spanish) for his quickness against villains and Robin Hood being depicted as a fox in the cartoon adaptation.

In real life, however, foxes are often considered either nuisance creatures or all-out pests because of their opportunistic manner; such as taking small livestock, including poultry, and foraging through urban rubbish bins.

Scientists classify several species of foxes as “resident urban carnivores”. These animals have excellent skills in adaptation to human environments, so much so that these species can sustain their populations within small urban boundaries.

Pest Control Solutions

There are many non-professional products on the market that claim to rectify any fox problem, however with the adaptive nature of urban foxes; a solution is best left in the hands of pest control professionals.

Get in touch with one of our Pest Control Consultants to learn more about our services and how you can benefit from them today.

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